When things go wrong
21 Mar 2024
STS: Skin Flaps & Reconstructive Surgery
Uh, oh the lesion is way bigger than when I started: what to do when everything fails and how to prevent it
- Do you know who is to blame for most complications in skin surgery? The pet (no we are kidding, it is you)!
- Delayed closure techniques are the answer for flap failure in many cases
- Local infection is rarely a cause for systemic antibiotics in our opinion