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Surgical Medicine Open Access Journal

Skin Grafts in Plastic Surgery: Review Article

  • Open or CloseJesús Nicolás LC1 and Nicolás Larco N2

    1Medical Surgeon Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, Ecuador

    2Faculty from Medicine University Central of the Ecuador, Ecuador

    *Corresponding author: Jesús Nicolás Larco Coloma, Medical Surgeon Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, Ecuador

Submission:April 12, 2022;Published: May 25, 2022

DOI: 10.31031/SMOAJ.2022.04.000600

ISSN : 2578-0379
Volume4 Issue5


Skin grafts within plastic surgery are highly performed and constantly updated procedures, being the second most performed procedure worldwide in this specialty and, in turn, the one with the greatest comorbidities associated with poor management. The skin is the largest organ of the human body, which is why different plastic surgery techniques have been developed. This bibliographic review provides a historical, histological, morphofunctional and procedural overview of grafts. Which have great importance within the surgical unit.

Keywords: Skin grafts; Plastic surgery; Comorbidities; Human body; Surgical unit; Traumatic

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