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Skin tissue engineering advances in severe burns: review and therapeutic applications
Current advances in basic stem cell research and tissue engineering augur well for the development of improved cultured skin tissue substitutes: a class of products that is still fraught withExpand
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Multi-variate analysis of burns patients in the Singapore General Hospital Burns Centre (2003-2005).
The Burns Centre at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) serves as a tertiary referral centre for burns management for Singapore's 4 million residents as well as the Southeast Asia region. Our studyExpand
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5 year analysis of bacteriology culture in a tropical burns ICU.
INTRODUCTION Infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in burns patients. METHODOLOGY A retrospective review of all 94 patients admitted to a regional burns ICU from 2004 to 2009 wasExpand
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A tale of three divers: recompression therapy for divers with severe Type II decompression sickness with neurological deficits.
Decompression sickness (DCS) is manifested in a myriad of symptoms, and can affect any part of the body. It is attributed to the formation of inert gas bubbles in the blood and tissues. Following aExpand
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Use of multiple VAC devices in the management of extensive burns: the total body wrap concept.
0305-4179/$36.00 # 2010 Elsevier Ltd and ISBI. All rights reserved. doi:10.1016/j.burns.2010.05.007 challenges in modern burn care [1–3]. The heavy fluid output overwhelm most conventional dressingsExpand
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Early Experience with Biobrane™ in Singapore in the Management of Partial Thickness Burns
In this study, we present a preliminary pictorial report on the use of Biobrane™ in the management of patients admitted with >10% Total Body Surface Area (TBSA) partial thickness burns, using aExpand
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The enhanced total body wrap--the new frontier in dressing care for burns.
The management of extensive burns with their associated high fluid exudate following burn excision and skin grafting has always posed a challenge in burn wound care. The ideal dressing should protectExpand
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The trends of burns epidemiology in a tropical regional burns centre.
INTRODUCTION Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is a regional burns centre in Southeast Asia and is the only dedicated burns facility providing specialized burns care in Singapore. METHODS A cohortExpand
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Burns infection profile of Singapore: prevalence of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and the role of blood cultures
BackgroundWith various changes implemented such as perioperative antibiotics for tangential excision, this retrospective study reviews the infection profile of burn patients at Singapore’s onlyExpand
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From skin allograft coverage to allograft-micrograft sandwich method: A retrospective review of severe burn patients who received conjunctive application of cultured epithelial autografts.
A 12-year retrospective review of severe burn patients who received cultured epithelial autografts (CEA) at the Singapore General Hospital Burns Centre from January 2005 to December 2016 was carriedExpand
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