Vacuum pack technique of temporary abdominal closure: A

Smith, Lisa Ann; Barker, Donald E.
December 1997
American Surgeon;Dec1997, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1102
Academic Journal
Reviews a 4-year clinical experience with the vacuum pack technique of temporary abdominal closure from April 1992 to December 1996. Description of vacuum pack technique; Clinical diagnosis of surgical patients; Indications for open abdomen management; Mechanisms of injury in trauma patients; Discussions on the research findings; Answers to the questions posted by William E. Gayle, Jr. to the authors of the review.


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