Comparison of fasciotomy wound closures using traditional dressing changes and the vacuum-assisted closure device.


Fasciotomy wounds can be a major contributor to length of stay for patients as well as a difficult reconstructive challenge. Once the compartment pressure has been relieved and stabilized, the wound should be closed as quickly and early as possible to avoid later complications. Skin grafting can lead to morbidity and scarring at both the donor and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3181881b29