Autologous closure of giant abdominal wall defects

Lucas, Charles E.; Ledgerwood, Anna M.
July 1998
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p607
Academic Journal
Describes bilateral advancement flaps of the external oblique and recti muscles for the autologous closure of giant abdominal wall defects. Performance of split-thickness skin graft; Survival of the linea alba despite necrotizing fasciitis; Feasibility of tension-free primary closure.


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