Challenging the Conventional Therapy: Emerging Skin Graft Techniques for Wound Healing.

  title={Challenging the Conventional Therapy: Emerging Skin Graft Techniques for Wound Healing.},
  author={Mansher Singh and Kristo Nuutila and Carla R. Kruse and Marti C Robson and Edward J. Caterson and Elof Eriksson},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={136 4},
BACKGROUND Split-thickness skin grafting is the current gold standard for treatment of major traumatic skin loss. However, split-thickness skin grafting is limited by donor-skin availability, especially in large burns. In addition, the donor-site wound is associated with pain and scarring. Multiple techniques have been developed in the past to overcome these limitations but have been unable to achieve clinical relevance. In this study, the authors examine the novel emerging skin grafting… CONTINUE READING
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