skin graft


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skin graft

n.
A surgical graft of healthy skin from one part of the body to another or from one individual to another in order to replace damaged or lost skin.

skin grafting n.

skin graft

n
(Surgery) a piece of skin removed from one part of the body and surgically grafted at the site of a severe burn or similar injury

skin′ graft`


n.
surgically transplanted skin, used for covering a burn or extensive wound.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burnskin graft - a piece of skin taken from a donor area and surgically grafted at the site of an injury or burn
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
Translations

skin graft

ninnesto epidermico
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Medics reduced the swelling with medicine but a plastic surgeon has warned Arran he could be left with a permanent scar and might need a skin graft.
Efficacy and complication rates of full-thickness skin graft repair of lower extremity wounds after Mohs micrographic surgery.
Skin graft was harvested from the hypothenar eminence using simple surgical blade.
October 28, 2016 -- Full thickness skin grafts are the standard treatment for burn wounds, but scientists may have found a way to use stem cell-based grafts with autologous (patient's own) split thickness skin grafts (STSG), which would eliminate the need for donors and could work well for large or complicated injury sites.
NPWT has an important and beneficial role in preparing a wound for either the placement of a DRT or a skin graft.
The victim received treatment to his burns, which were serious and required skin grafts Anyone with information should contact Cleveland Police on 101.
33%) cases treatment given was contracture release by transverse incision followed by skin coverage in form of partial thickness skin graft in 10 cases, bipedical abdominal flap in 6 cases, groin flap in 2 case and bipedical abdominal flap along with partial-thickness skin graft in 2 case.
The Tissue Biology Research Unit at Zurich University has, through the EuroSkinGraft Consortium Project, developed a bioengineered full-thickness skin graft containing dermal and epidermal equivalent components including preformed blood capillaries and melanocytes.
Doctors are going to decide if she needs a skin graft to repair the damage.
Once the neodermis is completely integrated into the wound bed, the silicone layer can be peeled off and replaced with an ultra-thin split thickness skin graft.