Prolonged intermittent hydrotherapy and early tangential excision in the treatment of an extensive strong alkali burn.

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It is well known that the first step in the treatment of cutaneous strong alkali burn is very early and persistent washing of the site of injury with large volumes of water. However, ideal duration and the technique of hydrotherapy has not yet been established. Besides hydrotherapy, tangential excision of the injured skin might prevent further tissue damage… (More)

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@article{Aikel2001ProlongedIH, title={Prolonged intermittent hydrotherapy and early tangential excision in the treatment of an extensive strong alkali burn.}, author={Cengiz Han Açikel and Ers{\'i}n Ulk{\"u}r and M{\"u}jgan G{\"u}ler}, journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries}, year={2001}, volume={27 3}, pages={293-6} }