Delayed Flap Reconstruction With Vacuum-Assisted Closure Management of the Open IIIB Tibial Fracture


Hou Z., Irgit K. S. , Strohecker K. A. , Matzko M. E. , Wingert N. C. , DeSantis J. G. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, cilt.71, sa.6, ss.1705-1708, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 71 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/ta.0b013e31822e2823
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1705-1708

Özet

Objective: Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy has been shown to be effective at reducing bacterial counts in wounds until definitive bony coverage. However, there is continued debate over timing and type of definitive wound coverage even with VAC therapy application.