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By Salah Rubayi

This abundantly illustrated consultant, in line with paintings on the well known Rancho Los Amigos nationwide Rehabilitation heart, describes and depicts operative ideas for the remedy of the devastating wounds brought on by strain ulcers. finished details is equipped at the surgical anatomy and the range of wounds which may be encountered. moreover, interventions in sufferers with complex ulcers are mentioned. strain ulcer is a subject of turning out to be value within the fields of cosmetic surgery, surgical schooling, and actual remedy – and in addition has very important psychosocial, medicolegal, and price administration implications. Readers will locate Reconstructive cosmetic surgery of strain Ulcer to be a terrific reduction to acceptable collection of flap surgical procedure within the person sufferer. it is going to assist in the fulfillment of passable results and may specifically support surgeons who lack the needful really expert education and experience.

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B) Operative photograph showing the specimen of the bursa excised from the above patient Fig. 15 Nonhealing ischial ulcer stage III over existing ischial bursa Fig. 17 Sinus in the ischial area leading to a bursa Fig. 16 Operative photograph showing underneath the stage III ulcer, there was a bursa that was excised Fig. 18 Operative photograph of the ischial bursa surgically exposed; the bursa was colored with methylene blue dye 2 14 Etiology and Pathology of Pressure Ulcers Fig. O. at right the ischial bone Fig.

This is a noninvasive procedure and can provide a good view of the arterial system in the surgical area. The author uses this test when there is hip heterotopic ossification to be excised to examine the relationship between the arterial system of that area and the HO to avoid any injury to the blood vessels during excision of the HO (Fig. 14). Bone Scan Technetium 99 bone scan has a high false-positive rate because of the open wound and surrounding inflammation of the area [5]. However, negative findings by bone scan do not rule out osteomyelitis [6].

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