Role of VAC-Drainage in the Treatment of Extensive Necrotizing Soft Tissue Defects in Patients with High-Energy Open Fractures of Long Bones of the Extremities

K.A. Bodachenko, A.K. Rushay


The paper presents an experience of the treatment of extensive necrotizing soft tissue defects in severe high-energy fractures of the extremities. The data of instrumental and electrophysiological studies are given, they support the effectiveness of the treatment. VAC-drainage is an important part of the treatment of patients with acute compartment syndrome. Carrying out VAC-drainage contributes to an earlier wound closing.


high-energy fractures; extensive necrotizing soft tissue defects; VAC drainage


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