Skin replacements.

  title={Skin replacements.},
  author={John F. Hansbrough and Eloisa Sartori Franco},
  journal={Clinics in plastic surgery},
  volume={25 3},
There is much progress to be made to optimize the development of laboratory-grown temporary and permanent skin replacements. Replacement of both epidermal and dermal layers is important for achieving optimal take of cultured grafts and for optimizing the quality of wound healing. Although the use of retained cadaver allodermis on the wound bed may improve the performance of cultured epithelium, the development of successful, complete dermal-epidermal skin replacements (composite grafts) would… CONTINUE READING