split-thickness skin graft

split-·thick·ness skin graft

a graft that does not include the full thickness of the dermis, that is, only the epidermis and part of the dermis, or the mucosa and submucosa.

split-thickness skin graft

a tissue transplant involving the epidermis and a part of the dermis. This type of graft is the most commonly used method of covering open burn wounds. Also called split-skin graft.
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Different methods adopted for treatment of fingertip injury are secondary healing, [1] semiocclusive dressing, [2] split-thickness skin graft and local flap coverage.
The Mclndoe procedure is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedure which involves the surgical creation of a space in between the rectum and the bladder, placement of a mold covered with a split-thickness skin graft into the space, and use of vaginal dilators postoperatively.
A multitude of options exists for reconstruction, including primary closure, secondary healing, a vascularized cutaneous flap, a split-thickness skin graft, a full-thickness skin graft, and placement of a partial or total auricular prosthesis.
At the 10th postoperative day, the wound showed signs of reepithelialization and a split-thickness skin graft was applied for terminal closure (Figure 1(f)).
After 5 months, the ulcer was covered with a split-thickness skin graft.
Successful treatment of recalcitrant dissecting cellulitis of the scalp with complete scalp excision and split-thickness skin graft.
There was minimal muscle and skin necrosis found, and a split-thickness skin graft closure was achieved.
The penis is covered with a split-thickness skin graft by means of a zigzag suture on its ventral surface.
Regarding the donor site morbidity, only one (2%) case had partial split-thickness skin graft (STSG) loss.
To the Editor: There are numerous methods to secure a split-thickness skin graft.
Egyedi (1) was the first to report on the application of the BFP as a pedicled graft lined with a split-thickness skin graft for the closure of oroantral and oronasal communications.