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INNOVATIONS
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 364-366

Innovative application of ziplock tags for external tissue expansion


Department of Plastic Surgery and Telemedicine Division, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr Ravi Kumar Chittoria
Department of Plastic Surgery and Telemedicine Division, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Jipmer Campus Rd, Gorimedu, Puducherry.
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_103_19

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Tissue expansion is a technique, which uses the biomechanical properties of skin and thereby aiding in wound closure. Commercially available devices for external expansion are not cost-effective. Hence, in this article, we would like to share our experience of innovative use of ziplock as external tissue expansion.


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