Acellular human dermal matrix as a small vessel substitute.

  title={Acellular human dermal matrix as a small vessel substitute.},
  author={Yuriko Inoue and James P. Anthony and P Lleon and David Matthew Young},
  journal={Journal of reconstructive microsurgery},
  volume={12 5},
In both vascular and microvascular surgery, there is a need for a non-thrombogenic, small-caliber, arterial substitute. Clinically, most vessel substitutes with diameters under 4 mm have low patency rates. An arterial conduit made from a biocompatible human acellular dermis may be useful as a small vessel conduit. The purpose of this study was to evaluate… CONTINUE READING