Efficacy of a Urinary Bladder Matrix for Treating Wound Dehiscence With Hardware Exposure in a Patient With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Roger D. Bui, BSc; Kenrick Lam, MD; Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD, FACS


Wounds. 2020;32(4):E27-E30. 

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While the utility of the proprietary UBM graft has been demonstrated in the literature,[7,8] there is a dearth of studies showing its efficacy in the context of wound dehiscence involving exposed hardware in patients with RAs. The placement of the UBM in this patient with impediments to wound healing facilitated closure of the irregularly contoured wound without having to remove the exposed hardware.