Clinical Comparative Study of Aquacel and Paraffin Gauze Dressing for Split-Skin Donor Site Treatment

  title={Clinical Comparative Study of Aquacel and Paraffin Gauze Dressing for Split-Skin Donor Site Treatment},
  author={Y. Barnea and A. Amir and D. Leshem and A. Zaretski and J. Weiss and R. Shafir and E. Gur},
  journal={Annals of Plastic Surgery},
  • Y. Barnea, A. Amir, +4 authors E. Gur
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Plastic Surgery
  • The management of split-thickness skin graft donor sites is targeted towards promoting the healing process, while minimizing adverse effects and complications. [...] Key Method The study included 23 adult patients. Half of the skin graft donor site in the proximal thigh was dressed with paraffin gauze and the rest with Aquacel. The results indicated that patients treated with Aquacel experienced significantly less pain and a more rapid rate of epithelialization compared with patients treated with mesh paraffin…Expand Abstract
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