The use of a collagen sponge/living cell composite material to treat donor sites in burn patients.

@article{Still2003TheUO,
  title={The use of a collagen sponge/living cell composite material to treat donor sites in burn patients.},
  author={Joseph M Still and Paul M Glat and Paul Silverstein and John Griswold and David Mozingo},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={837-41}
}
The objective of this study was to examine the safety and efficacy of bilayered cellular matrix, (OrCel) Ortec International, Inc., New York, NY in facilitating timely wound closure of split-thickness donor sites in severely burned patients. We utilized a matched pairs design; each patient had two designated donor sites of equivalent surface area and depth. Sites were randomized to receive a single treatment of either OrCel or the standard dressing Biobrane-L (Bertek Pharmaceuticals) Sugarland… CONTINUE READING

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