The defect was reconstructed with a split-thickness skin graft
Excisional biopsy demonstrated a 7-mm invasive melanoma, and a split-thickness skin graft
was used to repair the defect.
The 19-year-old patient with congenital absence of the uterus and vagina refused the split-thickness skin graft
typically used for treating the condition and instead underwent the Apligraf procedure.
The combined use of calcium sodium alginate and a bio-occlusive membrane dressing in the management of split-thickness skin graft
donor sites eliminated the pain and the problem of seroma formation and leakage seen routinely with the use of a bio-occlusive dressing alone (13).
2] 35 Dressing change 43 Debridement, dressing change, shoulder contracture release 82 Excision of scar tissue and contracture release in elbow and shoulder; split-thickness skin graft
The next rung on the ladder is the split-thickness skin graft
, which is used to successfully close many extremity wounds.
Dr Edward said: "At the moment, if the dermis is damaged, surgeons need to take a split-thickness skin graft
from another part of the body to replace it, but in time, this new product could remove the need for that completely.
Split-thickness skin graft
urethroplasty and tunica vaginalis flaps for failed hypospadias repairs.
He takes a skin graft from the buttocks or lateral thigh, somewhat thicker than a split-thickness skin graft
, but not as thick as a full-thickness graft.
Often a split-thickness skin graft
must be used because of the poor recipient bed.
The large surgical defect of the donor site required a split-thickness skin graft
A medium-sized split-thickness skin graft
(16/1,000 inch thick) was applied to the TPF and secured to the edges of the ear skin (figure 1, B).