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Special form of split skin graft for covering particularly large surface defects. Mesh graft grafts are obtained by artificially slitting split skin grafts evenly. In this process a mesh-like grid is created. Templates with different grids are available. The meshed grafts can be expanded to different sizes (1:1; 1:3; 1:6). Fixation on the area to be covered, if necessary with fibrin glue, suture or stapler.
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- Kaufmann R, Landes E (1987) Standard techniques in operative dermatology. In: Kaufmann R, Landes E (ed.) Dermatological operations. Thieme Stuttgart New York, S. 39