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Contracture Release and Full-Thickness Skin Graft to Volar Index Finger with K-Wire Insertion

Jonathan Friedstat, MD1; Jonah Poster2

1Shriners Hospitals for Children - Boston
2Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

1. Introduction

2. Surgical Approach

3. Release Contracture

4. Harvest Skin Graft

  1. Mark Donor Site
  2. Inject Epinephrine
  3. Harvest Graft
  4. Trim Fat from Graft
  5. Close Donor Site

5. K-Wire Insertion

6. Skin Graft Inset

7. Local Block and Graft Site Dressing

8. Post-op Remarks