Early scrotal approximation after hemiscrotectomy in patients with Fournier's gangrene prevents scrotal reconstruction with skin graft.

@article{Akilov2013EarlySA,
  title={Early scrotal approximation after hemiscrotectomy in patients with Fournier's gangrene prevents scrotal reconstruction with skin graft.},
  author={Oleg E. Akilov and Alexandre Pompeo and David E Sehrt and Paul R. Bowlin and Wilson Rica Molina and Fernando J. Kim},
  journal={Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 7-8},
  pages={
          E481-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We report the outcomes of an early loose closure of the scrotum with a modified U-stitch to minimize use of split thickens skin graft for patients with hemiscrotal tissue loss after surgical debridement. METHODS From January 2006 to August 2011, 28 male patients presented with Fournier's gangrene, requiring major urological surgical care and scrotal debridement at Denver Health Medical Center. Surgical outcomes were compared between patients receiving a novel U-Stitch approximation… CONTINUE READING
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