Journal articlesThe use of tissue expansion in burn deformity reconstruction: part one

The use of tissue expansion in burn deformity reconstruction: part one

01/06/12 | Burns, Wellbeing and concordance | Shady Hayek, Amir Ibrahim, Elias Zgheib, Shaghic Chorbajian, Bishara Atiyeh

S ince their introduction in 1975, tissue expanders have been used for many procedures that encompass both aesthetic and reconstructive aims (Argenta and Marks, 2006). Expanders are used in both paediatric and adult patients (Argenta and Marks, 2006).