Vacuum-assisted complex wound closure with elastic vessel loop augmentation: a novel technique.

Academic Article


  • Patients with serious abdominal or soft-tissue injuries may require multistaged surgical management. The Vacuum-Assisted Closure device, used in combination with a shoelace technique, can promote fascial and soft-tissue approximation.
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    Author List

  • Moran SG; Windham ST; Cross JM; Melton SM; Rue LW
  • Start Page

  • 212
  • End Page

  • 213
  • Volume

  • 12
  • Issue

  • 6