Muscle edges may retract some distance away from the defect, producing a functional loss of abdominal wall. The result is ... Most adult human and veterinary patients with large chronic defects or areas of abdominal tissue loss undergo repair with prosthetic materials.42a#39; 72 Evisceration. Patients ... Sepsis may result from severe wound contamination, particularly when intestines have been damaged.
|Title||:||Textbook of Small Animal Surgery|
|Author||:||Douglas H. Slatter|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2003|