Technical Refinements with the Use of Biologic Healing Agents

Rami P. Dibbs, Monal Depani, James F. Thornton

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Abstract

Soft tissue defects resulting from trauma, vascular disease, burns, and postoncologic resections require reconstructive surgery for appropriate wound coverage and support. Dermal substitutes have been applied to a vast array of reconstructive settings across nearly all anatomical areas with demonstrable success. However, they require meticulous handling and operative technical expertise to optimize management of these soft tissue defects. In this review, we will address three dermal substitutes, their operative techniques, and their surgical applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSeminars in Plastic Surgery
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • ACell
  • AlloDerm
  • biologics
  • dermal substitute
  • Integra

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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