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SSG Harvesting from the scalp

The scalp is the preferred donor site for split-thickness skin grafts (SSG), especially in children. This technique requires training. If the clinician is not trained, […]

Harvesting Full Thickness Graft (FTG)

Full-thickness grafts (FTGs) are thicker and more resistant to contraction than split-thickness skin grafts (SSGs). Harvesting an FTG creates a full thickness donor site defect that needs to be closed. This means the skin elasticity limits the amount of skin that can be harvested.

Management of granulation tissue

Granulation tissue is new connective tissue with a combination of small blood vessels and fibroblasts. It is formed during the process of wound healing by secondary intention.