Reappraisal of Penrose drain stabilization


Dear Sir, To diminish dead space after post-surgical closure, drains are often used in reconstructive, head and neck surgery. As rubber or vacuum silicone drains have a rigid structure, they can be sutured easily. The defect occurring after the removal of the drain and its attachment frequently heals secondarily. In this situation, early revision or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00238-003-0581-y


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