Wound management techniques

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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2013
Dr. Adin discusses a state-of-the-art wound treatment that helps trauma patients heal faster.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 08, 2013
When surrounding tissue can't cover a defect, consider using these grafts for wound closure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 08, 2013
A step-by-step guide to this simple way to repair wounds in which local tissue is not available for closure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2010
Rotation skin flaps are circle-shaped flaps that are useful in closing triangular skin defects in which skin for closure is only available on one side of the defect.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 31, 2010
Walking sutures are tension-type sutures that can be used to close large skin defects in areas where sufficient skin surrounds the wound that can be moved or stretched to close the wound.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2009
A full-thickness mesh graft is a sheet of skin that includes only the epidermis and the entire dermis and is fenestrated to allow for expansion and drainage.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2009
Multiple punctate relaxing incisions are small parallel, staggered incisions made unilaterally or bilaterally (usually bilaterally) in skin adjacent to a wound to relieve the tension associated with wound closure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2009
The adjustable horizontal mattress suture is indicated primarily for limb wounds that are either relatively new or are in the wound contraction phase and in which the edges cannot initially be apposed.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 29, 2009
Presutures are Lembert sutures placed in healthy skin on either side of a lesion. Placed several hours before the lesion is debrided or excised, these sutures stretch the skin around the lesion.