Scrotal reconstruction using rapid intraoperative tissue expansion: a preliminary report.

@article{Kwon2008ScrotalRU,
  title={Scrotal reconstruction using rapid intraoperative tissue expansion: a preliminary report.},
  author={Eric O. Kwon and Gyan Pareek and John A. Fracchia and Noel A. Armenakas},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2008},
  volume={179 1},
  pages={
          207-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Extensive scrotal skin loss can pose a difficult management problem. In most cases delayed scrotal approximation is feasible due to the redundancy of scrotal skin. However, large defects usually require reconstruction using flaps or grafts. We present a novel technique of scrotal closure using rapid intraoperative tissue expansion to manage select extensive partial scrotal defects. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 1996 and April 2006, 3 patients underwent delayed closure using… CONTINUE READING