Integra in lower extremity reconstruction after burn injury.

  title={Integra in lower extremity reconstruction after burn injury.},
  author={Lily Lee and Juliet V. Porch and William Spenler and Warren Louis Garner},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={121 4},
BACKGROUND Standard care for lower extremity injuries with exposed bone or tendon is vascularized tissue transfer. In patients with deep and extensive burn injuries, these options are often not available or for various reasons are technically difficult. The advent of Integra, a permanent dermal replacement matrix, provides an important alternative to the traditional reconstructive choices. METHODS The authors report seven patients, with a total of nine lower extremity injuries, from the Los… CONTINUE READING


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