Mesenchymal stem cells combined with an artificial dermal substitute improve repair in full-thickness skin wounds.

@article{Leonardi2012MesenchymalSC,
  title={Mesenchymal stem cells combined with an artificial dermal substitute improve repair in full-thickness skin wounds.},
  author={Dilmar Francisco Leonardi and Daniel Oberdoerfer and Marilda da Cruz Fernandes and Rosalva Theresa Meurer and Gustavo de Azambuja Pereira-Filho and Paloma Cruz and Marcelo Vargas and Roberto Corr{\^e}a Chem and Melissa Camassola and Nance Beyer Nardi},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={1143-50}
}
Autografts represent the gold standard for the treatment of full thickness burns. Factors such as lack of suitable donor sites and poor skin quality, however, have led to the development of artificial dermal substitutes. The investigation of mechanisms leading to enhanced functionality of these skin substitutes has been attracting great attention. This… CONTINUE READING