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Table 1 Case series and outcomes (Modified bolster with continuous suction)

From: Modified bolster dressing with continuous suction improves skin graft survival for an oral cavity wound

Case No. Gender/Age Primary site Pathology pT Size of defect (cm) Type of skin graft Duration of continuous suction (day) Outcomes
1 F/ 57 FOM MEC pT2 3.5 × 2 FTSG 6 S
2 M/ 49 Tongue SCC pT1 5 × 3.5 FTSG 4 PS
3 M/ 53 FOM SCC pT1 7 × 3a FTSG 3 F
4 M/ 62 FOM SCC pT1 4 × 2 FTSG 4 S
5 M/ 53 FOM SCC pT1 4.5 × 2.5 STSG 6 S
6 M/ 43 Tongue SCC pT1 3.5 × 3 FTSG 10 S
7 M/ 79 Tongue SCC pT1 7 × 4a STSG 7 S
8 M/ 59 FOM SCC pT1 5 × 4 STSG 7 S
9 M/ 56 FOM SCC pT1 5 × 4 STSG 4 S
10 M/ 74 Buccal SCC pT1 4.5 × 3.5 STSG 4 PS
  1. FOM Floor of the mouth, MEC Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (intermediate grade), SCC Squamous cell carcinoma, FTSG Full thickness skin graft, STSG Split thickness skin graft (thickness 12/1000 in), S Successful engraftment of skin graft, PS Partially successful engraftment of skin graft and partial necrosis (less than 1/3), F Failure and necrosis of skin graft
  2. aWide resection including tumor and mucosal dysplasia area