Hypertrophic Burn Scar Management: What Does the Evidence Show? A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

@article{Friedstat2014HypertrophicBS,
  title={Hypertrophic Burn Scar Management: What Does the Evidence Show? A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Jonathan S. Friedstat and Charles Scott Hultman},
  journal={Annals of Plastic Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={72},
  pages={S198–S201}
}
IntroductionHypertrophic scars (HTS) are a source of morbidity for burn survivors and can present with a range of lifestyle-limiting problems. These include pruritus, pain, burning, stiffness, and contractures. Many solutions have been developed, but few have been studied in the form of a prospective, randomized control trial (RCT). Given the importance these RCTs carry in shaping the treatment of burn patients, we sought to systematically and critically review this portion of the burn… 
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