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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1985 December; 35(281): 574–575.
PMCID: PMC1961430

Pinch grafting for chronic venous leg ulcers in general practice

Abstract

Twenty-five patients with chronic venous leg ulcers were treated in general practice by pinch grafting. Fifteen of the ulcers (60%) were completely healed one year after grafting. Prior to grafting 19 patients (76%) complained of daily pain in the ulcer. These patients experienced complete relief from pain after grafting. Pinch grafting is a simple, safe and effective therapy when applied in a domiciliary environment.

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