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R Inglis, J Windolf, A Pannike
Following the proposal of Oedekoven we investigated the method of continuous and rapid skin enlargement by dynamic traction (which we named the CORSET-method) at the border of wounds, applied through elastic silicon rubber bands. Since March 1992 we operated more than 20 patients. By means of the "rubber bands" mentioned above soft tissues can be stimulated to grow, that is to say increase the area of skin that had to be treated with transplants priorily in order to close soft tissue defects following a compartment-syndrome or septic complications in the abdomic wall following operations in the abdomen...
February 1993: Unfallchirurgie
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