A 10-Step Guide To Applying Split Thickness Skin Grafts
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For further reading, see “A Guide To Current Concepts In Skin Grafting” in the October 2007 issue of Podiatry Today or “Key Insights On Split-Thickness Skin Grafts” in the March 2006 issue.