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

Abstract


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.


Keywords


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

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22141/1608-1706.5.14.2013.88139

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