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Title: Surgical treatment of sacral pressure injury in ambulating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: A prospective cohort with complications analysis and elaboration of a surgical treatment protocol
Authors: Nicolas, Gregory
Ferreira, Joao
Valente, Daniel
Abbas, Laielly
Saliba, Marita
Milcheski, Dimas
Junior, Araldo Monteiro
Gemperli, Rolf
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Coronavirus infections
Plastic surgery
Pressure injury
Surgical flaps
Wounds and injuries
Issue Date: 2023-09-15
Publisher: Elsevier
Part of: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Volume: 92
Start page: 207
End page: 211
The sudden increase of intensive care unit patients during the coronavirus pandemic led to an increase in the incidence of sacral pressure lesions. Despite being ambulating patients, in many cases the lesions were deep (Grade III and IV), mainly due to the long-term intubation and being bedridden during the pandemic. Most of these wounds necessitated surgical repair.
ISSN: 17486815
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2023.09.021
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine

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