Efficacy of Closed Incision Negative Pressure Wound Therapy on Abdominal Donor Site After Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

Andres F. Doval, MD; Vishwanath Chegireddy, MD; Lauren Beal, BA; Christian Arroyo-Alonso, MD; Dmitry Zavlin, MD; Aldona J. Spiegel, MD; Warren A. Ellsworth, MD


Wounds. 2021;33(4):81-85. 

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This study is not without limitations. A retrospective review is always subjected to data entry errors, misinterpretation of online medical records, and overestimation or underestimation of the results. Specifically, for this study, an important limitation is the fact that the authors did not stratify the study population by BMI or comorbidities. A prospective study including only patients who are high risk would be necessary to further confirm the present findings.