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Reconstructive Techniques
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Added: 26/05/2009
Refers to various types of reconstructive options, including: Discussion on skin grafts Review on flaps including pre-operative and post-operative care of flaps Topical negative pressure therapy... Reconstructive techniques are required in wound management if there is significant tissue loss as a result of injury or surgery. A stepwise approach is appropriate- beginning with the simplest option and working up to more complex procedures. Depending on the person, the injury, and available resources, these stepwise options including suturing, skin grafting, and a variety of skin flaps. This chapter is solely devoted to reconstructive techniques and their role in wound management.
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