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Skin graft

Jacques-Louis Reverdin, a Swiss surgeon, was the first to successfully perform a skin graft–now referred to as a pinch graft–on a human being, in 1869.

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Hemostasis

Hemostasis in the OR is extremely important, especially under a skin graft. Unless you like watching your graft die, rounding on patients an extra week, and taking them back to the OR for repeat procedures, obtain adequate hemostasis.

Downstairs-upstairs

There’s such a thing as a full thickness skin graft taken from the labia to the nipple during nipple reconstruction.

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