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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 68-69

Splintage of cervical contractures by thermoplastic sheets-surgeon friendly technique, with good long term results

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baroda Medical College & SSG Hospital, Vadodara, India

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Yogesh C Bhatt
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Major work of the Reconstructive Surgeons in post burn contracture of neck will start only after the surgical release and free skin grafting. Splintage is required for long period. We have been using thermoplastic material with gratifying results in patients of neck contractures. It provides splintage as well as pressure over the graft and has various other advantages.

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