Raghav Mantri

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Rapidly resorbable skin sutures have an elaborate use not only in facial surgeries but also in breast, abdomen, and hand wound closure. Its removal may not require trimming, as gentle rubbing with a moisturizing agent makes them fall off easily in 10–14 days postoperatively. This practice has a good acceptance, especially among children, and gives a(More)
Wounds closed under severe tension often result in breakdown due to skin necrosis and suture cheese wiring causing both physical and financial morbidity. Although a few commercial wound closure systems have been described in the literature, but they are all expensive and not readily available. We have designed a simple and inexpensive system called ‘Tension(More)
A superiorly based “V” flap to provide a stable soft tissue cover over the femoral vessels reduces the risk of wound dehiscence and lymphatic drainage problems with minimal donor site morbidity when compared with other flaps. The technique is simple, with lesser operating time (50-60 min). It is a reliable flap for covering femoral vessels and groin with(More)
Sir, Microvascular pedicle is of utmost importance in head and neck reconstruction as kinking and unfavourable geometry of the pedicle can cause thrombosis leading to the disastrous complication of free flap failure. Head and neck areas are particularly prone due to the need to use long pedicle to reach neck donor vessels and also the possibility of(More)
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