Mesh skin graft: Step 3A (large photo)

Mesh skin graft: Step 3A (large photo)

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Dec 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

Next, while stretching the graft, affix it with sterile hypodermic needles to sterile corrugated cardboard (you could autoclave a piece from a cardboard box) with the epidermal side against the cardboard. Use sharp-sharp scissors and thumb forceps to remove all subcutaneous tissue and cutaneous trunci muscle from the graft, starting at one edge of the graft and advancing across the graft.

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