STSG

AcronymDefinition
STSGSplit Thickness Skin Graft
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STSGSpine Trauma Study Group (medicine)
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STSGSchools Theatre Support Group (UK; school-based theater technicians' organization; est. 2005)
STSGScience and Technology Study Group
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When the testicular defects involved over 50% surface area of the scrotum, we employed meshed STSGs for coverage.
Split thickness skin graft (STSG) was taken from prepared area of dorsal surface of arm and applied over the raw area of dorsum of middle phalanx of finger, STSG fixed with 5-0 cutting silk suture and tied over bolus dressing done.
cancer resections, burns) Produces minimal contraction Most susceptible to post-graft contraction Demonstrates greatest resistance Less resistant to surface trauma to trauma Possible aesthetic complication Easily vascularized, survives due to skin color mismatch transplantation more reliably (thinner than FTSG) Longer revascularization process Donor sites heal effectively compared to STSG due to thickness based on thickness of STSG.
Escutcheonectomy, scrotoplasty, and STSG have encouraging intermediate-term outcomes with durable unburying of the penis and good STSG take rates.
Caption: Figure 4: Excision defects were closed by STSG and double keystone flaps.
Thomas noted that Tegile has developed strong partnerships with VMware, Cisco Systems, Citrix and others which combine to help STSG solve their client's performance and economic challenges of VDI implementations.
In an advancement flap, a small flap of skin is mobilized and used to cover an adjacent defect without the use of STSG for the donor defect.
After 48 hours of NPWT the physician determined the patient to be ready for STSG and Plastic surgery took over the patient's care.
985 Contracture Release 2 4 2 4 Debridement 6 12 4 8 STSG 3 6 5 10 OIU 5 10 6 12 TURBT 14 28 12 24 TURP 10 20 11 22 Wide Local Excision 2 4 1 2 Orchidectomy 7 14 7 14 Table 5: Demographic Data and Baseline Characteristics (Mean values [+ or - ] SD) No.
3%) patient required ipsilateral orchiectomy due to chronic pain after scrotal STSG reconstruction.
Summary of treatment and method of reconstruction by T category XRT (n =14) Surgery (n = 19) Primary Postop WLE Composite Other T1 (n = 3) 0 2 3 0 0 T2 (n = 11) 2 3 4 3 2 T3 (n = 6) 1 4 3 2 0 T4 (n = 2) 0 2 1 1 0 Total (n = 22 3 11 11 6 2 Closure (n = 19) Primary LF STSG PMC Other T1 (n = 3) 0 2 1 0 0 T2 (n = 11) 4 1 0 1 3 T3 (n = 6) 0 1 2 1 1 T4 (n = 2) 0 0 0 1 1 Total (n = 22 4 4 3 3 5 Key: XRT = external-beam radiation therapy; WLE = wide local excision; other (surgery) = other approaches (see text); LF = local advancement flap; STSG = split- thickness skin graft; PMC = pectoralis major myocutaneous flap; other (closure) = other reconstructions (see text).
Necessary equipment to perform a STSG includes a dermatome, mesher, mineral oil, sutures or staples, and appropriate dressings.