One-stage reconstruction of deep facial defects with a single layer dermal regeneration template.

@article{Koenen2011OnestageRO,
  title={One-stage reconstruction of deep facial defects with a single layer dermal regeneration template.},
  author={Wolfgang Koenen and Moritz Felcht and K Vockenroth and Gunther Sassmann and Sergj Goerdt and J{\"o}rg Faulhaber},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={788-93}
}
BACKGROUND The reconstruction of deep facial wounds in oncological surgery is challenging. Especially for elderly multimorbid patients, a rapid procedure with acceptable aesthetic and reliable functional outcome is required. Recently, a new single layer skin substitute was developed. Integra® dermal regeneration template single layer (IDRT-SL) allows one-stage surgery in combination with split thickness skin grafting. However, no study has yet analysed the efficiency of IDRT-SL treatment… CONTINUE READING