Skin Grafting & Flaps India
Flaps and skin grafting for burns as the perfect reconstructive surgery
Skin grafting for burns is a procedure to treat a non-healed wound where there is a considerable amount of skin-loss due to a range of factors. In this process, healthy skin is taken from one area of the body and then transplanted to the area to be treated. The procedure involves the transfer of a superficial portion of the skin to the wound. Some commonly used donor sites are:
Skin grafting is often used to treat:
- Inner Thigh
- Upper Arm
Why are skin grafting for burns performed?
Skin grafting is one of the most widely performed surgeries because it can treat a lot of conditions, such as:
- Unhealed and open wounds
- Severely burned skin
- Already infected areas
- Areas of extensive skin loss due to infection such as necrotizing fasciitis (NF)
What are skin flaps?
Skin flaps are similar to grafting, but in this situation, tissues are also transplanted. A flap has its blood supply and larger amounts of tissues can be used for the process. The entire procedure involves moving blood vessels along with the tissues as well. It is thicker than skin graft and is used in reconstructive surgeries.
Our ABHRS certified doctors perform the best skin grafting for burns. Years of experience and expertise in the field has made them experts in even complex procedures like skin flaps.