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Skin Grafts

Indications, Applications and Current Research

Edited by Marcia Spear

Vanderbilt University, United States of America

The procedure of skin grafting has been performed since 3000BC and with the aid of modern technology has evolved through the years. While the development of new techniques and devices has significantly improved the functional as well as the aesthetic results from skin grafting, the fundamentals of skin grafting have remained the same, a healthy vascular granulating wound bed free of infection. Adherence to the recipient bed is the most important factor in skin graft survival and research continues introducing new techniques that promote this process. Biological and synthetic skin substitutes have also provided better treatment options as well as HLA tissue typing and the use of growth factors. Even today, skin grafts remain the most common and least invasive procedure for the closure of soft tissue defects but the quest for perfection continues.

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Skin GraftsIndications, Applications and Current ResearchEdited by Marcia Spear

Published: August 29th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/892

ISBN: 978-953-307-509-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6465-4

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

157858 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

29 Web of Science Citations

53 Dimensions Citations


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1. Split-Thickness Skin Grafts

By Tamer Seyhan


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2. Skin Graft Harvesting and Donor Site Selection

By Yusuf Kenan Coban, Ahmet Hamdi Aytekin and Göktekin Tenekeci


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3. Indications of Skin Graft

By Abdou Darwish


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4. Full Thickness Skin Grafts

By Saikat Ray and Krishna Rao


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5. Lower Third Nasal Skin Grafting

By James F. Thornton and Emily D. Rapstine


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6. Penis-Sparing Surgery with Neo-Glans Reconstruction for Benign, Premalignant or Malignant Penile Lesions

By Enzo Palminteri, Fernando Fusco, Elisa Berdondini and Andrea Salonia


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7. Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries in Congenital Vascular Malformations

By Kyung-Bok Lee and Dong-Ik Kim


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8. Oral Mucosa Graft

By Ismaila A Mungadi and Ngwobia P Agwu


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9. Full-Thickness Skin Grafts in Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery of Nasal Defects

By Carmen Fernández-Antón Martínez and Ricardo Suárez-Fernández


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10. Surgical Treatment of Post-Burn Trophic Ulcers and Cicatrices of the Foot Calcaneal Area

By Babur M. Shakirov


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11. Preputial Skin Grafts

By Ahmet Bulent Dogrul and Kaya Yorganci


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12. Treatment of Adult-Acquired Buried Penis

By W. Britt Zimmerman and Richard A. Santucci


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13. Skin Graft Preservation

By Liangpeng Ge, Zhenggen Huang and Hong Wei


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14. Comparative Study of Skin Graft Tolerance and Rejection in the Frog Xenopus Laevis

By Hristina Nedelkovska and Jacques Robert


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15. The Effect of Human Recombinant Erythropoietin (rHuEPO) and Tacrolimus (FK506) in Autologous and Homologous Full Thickness Skin Graft (FTSG) Take and Viability in a Rat Model

By Dimitrios Karypidis, Despina Perrea, Othon Papadopoulos and Alkiviadis Kostakis


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16. Recent Innovation in Pretreatment for Skin Grafts Using Regenerative Medicine in the East

By Hitomi Sano and Shigeru Ichioka


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17. Application of the Nanocrystalline Silver in Treatment of Burn Wounds in Children

By Maya Argirova and Ognian Hadjiiski


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18. How Does Human Amniotic Membrane Help Major Burn Patients Who Need Skin Grafting: New Experiences

By Ali Akbar Mohammadi and Mohammad Kazem Mohammadi


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19. Influence of Microorganisms on the Healing of Skin Grafts from Chronic Venous Leg Wounds

By Tine Yding Wolff, Thomas Bjarnsholt, Klaus Kirketerp-Møller and Trine Rolighed Thomsen


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20. Clinical Evaluation of Glyaderm, a Dermal Substitute Based on Glycerinized Donor Skin

By Pirayesh A., Richters CD, Hoeksema H, Verbelen J, Heyneman A and Monstrey S.


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21. External Wire Frame Fixation for Skin Grafts

By Rei Ogawa and Hiko Hyakusoku


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22. Efficacy of Autogenous Dermis Graft for Wound Coverage

By Seung-Kyu Han


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23. Cryopreservation of Skin Tissues for Skin Grafts

By Suong-Hyu Hyon


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24. Sentinel Skin Allograft for Monitoring of Composite Tissue Transplants Rejection

By Zamfirescu DG, Lascar I and Lanzetta M


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25. Immunological Considerations for Inducing Skin Graft Tolerance

By Ethel J. Gordon


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