Practicality of using the figure-of-eight bandage to prevent fatal wound dehiscence after spinal tumor surgery for upper thoracic metastasis.
Br J Neurosurg 2017 Nov 10:1-7. Epub 2017 Nov 10.
a Department of Neurological Surgery , Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine , Seoul , Republic of Korea.
Object: Serious postoperative wound problems can frequently develop after surgery with perioperative RT for upper thoracic metastatic lesions. The figure-of-eight bandage can restrict excessive shoulder motion, which could prevent wound dehiscence. The purpose of this study was to describe the efficacy of using the figure-of-eight bandage to prevent postoperative wound dehiscence. Read More