Split-Thickness Skin Grafting

A Primer for Orthopaedic Surgeons

Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Jacob J. Triplet, DO; Mark Wells, MD


J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021;29(20):855-861. 

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STSG plays an important role in orthopaedics. It is imperative that orthopaedic surgeons understand the fundamental elements that maximize the success of its use. Proper indications, technique, and management are likely to yield favorable outcomes after its application.