Dermal autografts for fascial repair after TRAM flap harvest.

@article{Hein1998DermalAF,
  title={Dermal autografts for fascial repair after TRAM flap harvest.},
  author={Katherine D. Hein and Donald J Morris and Robert M. Goldwyn and Alex Kolker},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={102 7},
  pages={
          2287-92
        }
}
To find an alternative to synthetic mesh closure of abdominal fascial defects after transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flap harvest, dermal autografts were removed from tissue to be discarded and used for fascial closure. Dermal grafts have been used for herniorrhaphy and fascial repair after TRAM harvest previously, but have never been systematically studied. The dermal autograft technique was used in 24 patients to repair or reinforce anterior rectus sheath or external… CONTINUE READING

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