Percutaneous collagen induction-regeneration in place of cicatrisation?

  title={Percutaneous collagen induction-regeneration in place of cicatrisation?},
  author={M. C. Aust and Kerstin Reimers and Hilton M Kaplan and Frank Stahl and Claudia Repenning and Thomas Scheper and Sabrina Jahn and Nina Schwaiger and Ramin Ipaktchi and Joern Redeker and Mehmet Ali Altintas and Peter M Vogt},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  volume={64 1},
BACKGROUND Ablative procedures that are used for the improvement of a degenerative process that leads to a loss of skin elasticity and integrity, injure or destroy the epidermis and its basement membrane and lead to fibrosis of the papillary dermis. It was recently shown in clinical and laboratory trials that percutaneous collagen induction (PCI) by multiple needle application is a method for safely treating wrinkles and scars and smoothening the skin without the risk of dyspigmentation. In our… CONTINUE READING
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