Why Is an Escharotomy Performed? Center

An escharotomy is an emergency medical procedure that involves the removal of the full-thickness burn (eschar) down to the subcutaneous fat to release it and prevent further complications. It restores blood flow and allows adequate ventilation. Read more: Why Is an Escharotomy Performed? Article

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