Symptoms of Failure: 

There are several reasons why your procedure might fail when skin and tissue are involved so it is critical to complete the proper treatment during recovery. Signs that the skin might be failing include:
  • Wound discoloration
  • Swelling
  • Fluid leaking form wound site
  • Redness
  • Heightened pain
  • Darkened edges of the skin
  • Fever

Skin Graft Risks:

A successful skin graft can significantly benefit you if you've suffered a serious injury such as extensive burns, pressure ulcers, or diabetic ulcers. As with any surgery, it's essential to know the risks before moving forward with the procedure. Potential skin graft risks include: 
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Impaired sensation
  • Skin discoloration

There are a few conditions that may increase your risk of skin graft failure, including:

  • Poor health
  • Smoking
  • Certain medications
  • Diabetes

Skin Flap & Graft Treatment 

Nisus NPWT System

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative pressure wound pumps utilize vacuum-like equipment to encourage your skin flap or graft to heal while reducing the risk of infection. Home wound pump providers aim to relieve any excess strain of recovery you might experience. With user-friendly kits, educational resources, and specialty dressing options, recovering from your skin flap or graft surgery at home can be simple and effective.

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Specialty Dressings and Wound Care Supplies

Often with wound care, you'll need specific dressings to aid in the healing process. Wound dressing manufacturers offer a wide array of specialty dressings, collagens, silvers, alginates and even basics such as gauze, tape, and bandages.

How We Can Help

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