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April 1975

Thickness of Skin Graft Blade

Author Affiliations

Framingham, Mass

Arch Surg. 1975;110(4):450. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1975.01360100092023

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To the Editor.—The article by Dr. Vecchione entitled "A Technique for Obtaining Uniform Split-Thickness Skin Grafts" (Arch Surg 109:837, 1974) contains an obvious error. The No. 15 Bard-Parker knife blade illustrated is described as being "about 0.17×10−3 cm" thick. This is 0.000067 (67 millionths) of an inch, which is very thin indeed.

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