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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 601–601 | Cite as

Vacuum-assisted closure in the treatment of large skin defects due to necrotizing fasciitis

  • Hilde R. H. de Geus
  • Johan M. van der Klooster
Correspondence

Keywords

Necrotizing Fasciitis Ingrown Toenail Wound Surface Taurolidine Split Skin Grafting 
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© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hilde R. H. de Geus
    • 1
  • Johan M. van der Klooster
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care MedicineIkazia ZiekenhuisRotterdamThe Netherlands

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