TITLE

Autologous closure of giant abdominal wall defects

AUTHOR(S)
Lucas, Charles E.; Ledgerwood, Anna M.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jul1998, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p607
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
808464

 

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