Minimally Invasive Incision Debridement in Combination with Continuous Closed Negative Pressure Drainage for Morel - Lavallée Lesion

  • L. Canzhang
  • A. K. Kiribata
  • E. K. Naddumba
Keywords: Morel-Lavellée, minimally invasive incision, closed negative pressure drainage

Abstract

Background: The objective of this review was to explore the effectiveness of minimally invasive incision debridement in combination with continuous closed negative pressure drainage for Morel - Lavallée lesion.

Methods: The Department treated 16 cases of Morel-Lavallée lesion with minimally invasive incision debridement in combination with continuous closed negative pressure drainage technic from Aug 2013 to Aug 2014. All the cases were followed up for 4 to 6 months.

Results: Fourteen of the cases were managed successfully. Skin necrosis in 2 cases, were skin grafting was then performed. The cure rate was 87.5%.

Conclusion: Minimally invasive incision debridement in combination with continuous closed negative pressure drainage is a good technic for the treatment of Morel-Lavallée lesion.

 

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Published
2018-04-02
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