The use of the Meek technique in conjunction with cultured epithelial autograft in the management of major paediatric burns.

@article{Menon2013TheUO,
  title={The use of the Meek technique in conjunction with cultured epithelial autograft in the management of major paediatric burns.},
  author={Seema Menon and Zhe Li and John R. Harvey and Andrew J A Holland},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={674-9}
}
BACKGROUND The management of major paediatric burns remains challenging, in part due to limited donor sites. Skin graft expansion facilitates rapid closure of the burn wound, reducing the risk of sepsis. We reviewed our unit's experience with a combined modified Meek technique and cultured epithelial autograft (CEA). METHODS A retrospective chart review… CONTINUE READING