Original article| Volume 66, ISSUE 2, P249-251, November 1944

Improved technic for preparing a buried dermal graft in hernial repair

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      An improved technic for preparing a buried dermal graft for hernial repair is described. A series of five cases is reported in four of which there was either no fascia to approximate or the fascia was too thin and frayed to be used for repairing.
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