The reversed dermal graft concept in abdominal wall reconstruction

The reversed dermal graft concept in abdominal wall reconstruction The authors report the use of the reversed free graft of dermis for reconstruction of the musculo-aponeurotic element of the anterior abdominal wall, including peritoneum, in four clinical cases. Three were for correction of postoperative incision hernias of the supra and infraumbilical regions and one with a periumbilical defect of the entire thickness of the abdominal wall following resection of an intraparietal metastasis from an adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. A V-Y pedicle myocutaneous rectus abdominis flap was used to provide overlying cover for the graft. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

The reversed dermal graft concept in abdominal wall reconstruction

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/BF01152187
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Abstract

The authors report the use of the reversed free graft of dermis for reconstruction of the musculo-aponeurotic element of the anterior abdominal wall, including peritoneum, in four clinical cases. Three were for correction of postoperative incision hernias of the supra and infraumbilical regions and one with a periumbilical defect of the entire thickness of the abdominal wall following resection of an intraparietal metastasis from an adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. A V-Y pedicle myocutaneous rectus abdominis flap was used to provide overlying cover for the graft.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 1, 1997

References

  • Free Transplantation
    Lexer, E

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