Reconstruction of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects.

  title={Reconstruction of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects.},
  author={Alasdair Bath and Pradeep Kumar Patnaik and Padam Singh Bhandari},
  journal={Medical journal, Armed Forces India},
  volume={63 2},
INTRODUCTION Reconstruction of large abdominal wall defects not amenable to primary closure remains a challenging problem. These defects result from trauma, previous surgery, infection and tumour resection. The primary objectives of abdominal wall reconstructions are to protect abdominal contents and provide functional support. The abdominal wall reconstruction aims at providing basic component parts, i.e. skin, soft tissue and fascia. For large soft tissue defects, pedicled or free flap… CONTINUE READING