Laurel S. Karian

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BACKGROUND Reconstruction of scrotal defects after Fournier gangrene is often achieved with skin grafts or flaps, but there is no general consensus on the best method of reconstruction or how to approach the exposed testicle. We systematically reviewed the literature addressing methods of reconstruction of Fournier defects after debridement. METHODS(More)
Figure 1. Mediastinal defect with exposed pros-thetic aortic root graft. DESCRIPTION A 70-year-old woman with short stature and hypermastia underwent ascending aortic aneurysm repair with a prosthetic graft, complicated by postoperative mediastinitis and sternal dehiscence. She was treated with aggressive sternal debridement and negative pressure wound(More)
PURPOSE: Complications of nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) include necrosis of the nipple-areolar complex (NAC) or mastectomy skin flaps. NAC and mastectomy flap delay procedures are novel techniques designed to avoid these complications, and may be combined with retroareo-lar biopsy when performed prior to NSM. We performed a systematic review of the(More)
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