The use of a dermal substitute and thin skin graft in the cure of lower limbs wounds from vasculitis: observational study

@article{Sorrentino2010TheUO,
  title={The use of a dermal substitute and thin skin graft in the cure of lower limbs wounds from vasculitis: observational study},
  author={V. Sorrentino and A. D. Corte and F. Campitiello and F. Freda and P. Petronella and S. Canonico},
  journal={BMC Geriatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={A68 - A68}
}
Background In patients with lower limbs wounds from vasculitis reconstructive surgery with skin grafts can be considered, but this treatment likely fails because of the position, width, and depth of the lesion(s). In these patients a new therapeutic prospect is the use of a dermal matrix that stimulates the production of endogenous collagen before repair with skin graft autografting. Integra® is a semibiological implant consisting of a two-layered membrane that produces a histo-inductive… Expand
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