The use of MatriDerm in early excision and simultaneous autologous skin grafting in burns--a pilot study.

@article{Ryssel2008TheUO,
  title={The use of MatriDerm in early excision and simultaneous autologous skin grafting in burns--a pilot study.},
  author={Henning Ryssel and Emre Gazyakan and Guenter K Germann and Markus Ohlbauer},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={93-7}
}
The application of dermal substitutes in deep partial and full-thickness burn wounds in a two-stage procedure prior to skin grafting has become increasingly popular. Synchronous application of dermal substitutes and skin graft has not yet been established as a standard procedure. In a consecutive study 20 wounds in 10 patients with severe burns (age 49.5+/-16.2 years; TBSA 45.6+/-14.5%) were treated with either simultaneous transplantation of Matriderm, a bovine based collagen I, III, V and… CONTINUE READING