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Excision and meshed skin grafting for leg ulcers resistant to compression therapy.

Authors
  • Abisi, S
  • Tan, J
  • Burnand, K G
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of surgery
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2007
Volume
94
Issue
2
Pages
194–197
Identifiers
PMID: 17152081
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Wide local excision and meshed skin grafting benefitted over half of these patients with refractory leg ulcers. Recurrence was most likely to occur in the first 2 months and, provided that ulcers were healed at this time, there was a low rate of further breakdown.

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