Primary closure of the abdominal wall after "open abdomen" situation.

@article{Kriinen2013PrimaryCO,
  title={Primary closure of the abdominal wall after "open abdomen" situation.},
  author={Minna Tellervo K{\"a}{\"a}ri{\"a}inen and Hannu O. M. Kuokkanen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={102 1},
  pages={20-4}
}
"Open abdomen" is a strategy used to avoid or treat abdominal compartment syndrome. It has reduced mortality both in trauma and non-trauma abdominal catastrophes but also has created a challenging clinical problem. Traditionally, open abdomen is closed in two phases; primarily with a free skin graft and later with a flap reconstruction. A modern trend is to close the abdomen within the initial hospitalization. This requires multi-professional co-operation. Temporary abdominal closure methods, e… CONTINUE READING
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