Pigskin xenograft as biologic dressing in radical vulvectomy.

Abstract

Wound infection and breakdown constitute the most common complication of radical vulvectomy and groin lymphadenectomy. The use of pigskin xenograft as biologic dressing when the skin edges cannot be closed primarily without tension after radical vulvectomy and groin lymphadenectomy is described. This technique allows for clean granulation tissue to develop… (More)

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