Dermatology Research and Practice / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

The Incidence and Risk Factors for Lower Limb Skin Graft Failure

Table 2

Operative details of lower limb skin grafts, data presented as ( , %) unless otherwise stated.


Indication
(i) Cancer60 (86%)
(ii) Trauma8 (11%)
(iii) Ulcer2 (3%)
Elective case59 (84%)
Surface area of graft: median (range)0. 98 cm2 (0.12–8.8 cm2)
Type of graft
(i) Split thickness64 (91%)
(ii) Full thickness6 (9%)
Type of dressing
(i) Vacuum49 (70%)
(ii) Sponge21 (30%)
Management
(i) Bed rest 48 (69%)
(ii) Immediate mobilization22 (31%)