The Benefit of Donor-Site Closure in Hair Transplantation

Sturm, Hiram
December 1984
Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Dec84, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p987
Academic Journal
The author presents his concept of a method of total harvesting of a given donor area, utilizing the smallest area for a maximum number of grafts. A layered suture closure is employed for an immediate and long-term cosmetic improvement over older nonsuture techniques. The advantages and possible disadvantages of such a closure are discussed.


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