Full Thickness Skin Graft (FTSG)

Last updated 18.03.13

 

Index

 

Rationale

-  Application of full thickness skin grafted from donor site to repair skin defect

 

Indications

-  Full thickness skin defect from wound: ulcer, haematoma, trauma, skin cancer excision..

 

Features

-  More suitable for face & fingers

-  Generally use skin from similar area

-  Full thickness of dermis down to subcutaneous fat

-  Does not contract like a SSG

-  Improved vascularity than SSG

 

Equipment

-   

 

Procedure

-   

-   

 

Post-Op

-   

-