Outcomes after abdominal wall reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix: a systematic review.

@article{Zhong2011OutcomesAA,
  title={Outcomes after abdominal wall reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix: a systematic review.},
  author={Toni Zhong and Jeffrey E. Janis and Johanna Ahmad and Stefan O P Hofer},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2011},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={1562-71}
}
BACKGROUND Complex abdominal wall defects can present a significant challenge to the reconstructive surgeon. In 2003, acellular dermal matrix (ADM) was introduced as an alternative to synthetic materials with suggestions that it has improved capacity to integrate with surrounding tissues with less inclination towards infection, erosion, extrusion, adhesion formation and rejection compared with synthetic materials. This systematic review was conducted to evaluate the existing literature… CONTINUE READING
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