Summary: Human or animal tissue used as temporary wound coverings.
Publications138 found, 100 shown here
- Immunological characteristics of amniotic epitheliumJunko Hori
Department of Ophthalmology, Nippon Medical School, Sendagi 1 1 5, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8602, Japan
Cornea 25:S53-8. 2006..We therefore suggest that immunogenicity of AE should not be ignored, and use of AM from different donor placentas should be emphasized when repeated AM transplantation is required in patients clinically...
- Recent advances in dermal wound healing: biomedical device approachesSimone C Rizzi
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
Expert Rev Med Devices 7:143-54. 2010..Advanced healing therapies employing biological dressings, skin substitutes, growth factor-based therapies and synthetic acellular matrices, all of which aim to ..
- Update on tissue-engineered biological dressingsM Ehrenreich
Department of Dermatology, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07079, USA
Tissue Eng 12:2407-24. 2006Tissue-engineered biological dressings offer promise in the treatment of burns, chronic ulcers, donor site and other surgical wounds, and a variety of blistering and desquamating dermatologic conditions...
- Amniotic membrane transplantation for ocular surface reconstructionMerle Fernandes
Cornea and Anterior Segment Service, LV Prasad Eye Institute, LV Prasad Marg, Hyderabad, India
Cornea 24:643-53. 2005..However, further work is needed to elucidate whether it functions merely as a biologic contact lens or whether it has additional benefits...
- Evaluation of visual acuity and color vision in normal human eyes with a sutureless temporary amniotic membrane patchShigeyuki Ijiri
Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
Am J Ophthalmol 144:938-942. 2007..To evaluate how sutureless amniotic membrane patches may affect visual functions in normal human eyes...
- Amniotic membrane transplantation for reconstruction of corneal epithelial surface in cases of partial limbal stem cell deficiencyVirender S Sangwan
Sudhakar and Sreekanth Ravi Stem Cell Biology Laboratory, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
Indian J Ophthalmol 52:281-5. 2004..To assess the efficacy of amniotic membrane for treatment of partial limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD)...
- [Clinical efficacy of jointless therapeutic amnion surfacing of the cornea in its diseases and injury]N K Polianskaia
Vestn Oftalmol 123:21-2. 2007..This option is easy-to-use and enables psychoemotional stress associated with a surgical intervention to be avoided. It may be employed in patients with severe somatic diseases, its clinical effectiveness being retained...
- Porcine skin: friend or foe?Tor Chiu
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Burns 30:739-41. 2004
- Expression of laminin-5 with amniotic membrane transplantation in excimer laser ablated rat corneasJun Haeng Lee
Institute of Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:2192-9. 2004..To investigate the expression of laminin-5 during epithelial healing and evaluate its expression in vivo using rat corneas on which amniotic membrane was applied to cover the wound after excimer laser photoablation...
- Development and evaluation of silver-impregnated amniotic membrane as an antimicrobial burn dressingRita Singh
Defence Laboratory, Defence Research and Development Organization, Jodhpur, India
J Burn Care Res 29:64-72. 2008..The study has demonstrated the ability of silver-impregnated amniotic membrane to combat microbial infection and its ideal physical characteristics for clinical use as a burn wound dressing...
- Multilayer amniotic membrane transplantation in the treatment of corneal perforationsM Teresa Rodríguez-Ares
Anterior Segment Unit, Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital de Conxo Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Cornea 23:577-83. 2004..To determine if multilayer amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) is useful in the treatment of corneal perforations, and in particular to assess to what extent efficacy is affected by perforation size...
- Radiation processed amniotic membranes in the treatment of non-healing ulcers of different etiologiesRita Singh
Defence Laboratory, Jodhpur, India
Cell Tissue Bank 5:129-34. 2004..Ulcers with duration of minimum 3 weeks to maximum 12 months were found to heal in 2-6 weeks by the application of amniotic membranes...
- [New developments in skin replacement materials]M Przybilski
BG Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, , Plastische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie-Schwerbrandverletztenzentrum, , Ludwigshafen. przybilski @bgu-ludwigshafen.de
Chirurg 75:579-87. 2004..This article provides an overview of the currently available products which have already been introduced into clinical routine as well as describing advantages and disadvantages of the individual products and their indications...
- Topical management of facial burnsJorge Leon-Villapalos
Shriners Burns Hospital for Children, 815 Market Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Burns 34:903-11. 2008..Therefore, the classic concept of topical therapy will be expanded and developed within two major stages: acute and rehabilitation. Comparison of the effectiveness of the different treatments and relevant literature will be discussed...
- Application of biological dressings from radiosterilized amnios with cobalt 60 and serologic studies on the handling of burns in pediatric patientsEligio Ley-Chávez
Hospital Materno Infantil, ISSEMyM, Toluca, Mexico
Ann Transplant 8:46-9. 2003..It decreases: 1) the possibility of infection, and therefore reduces the consumption of antibiotic; 2) the use of analgesics; 3) the time of scaring and 4) the number of days of hospitalization...
- Stem cell transplants in ocular surface disordersP R Chatterjee
J Indian Med Assoc 101:457. 2003
- Effect of amniotic membrane after laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy on epithelial healing: clinical and refractive outcomesHyung Keun Lee
Institute of Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University Seoul, South Korea
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:334-40. 2004..001). CONCLUSION: Amniotic membrane use after LASEK induced rapid epithelial healing with more favorable visual and refractive outcomes and lower corneal haze scores than conventional LASEK...
- Healing of a porcine burn wound dressed with human and bovine amniotic membranesMushik Park
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dongsan Medical Center, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea
Wound Repair Regen 16:520-8. 2008..Our study showed that fresh or acellular bovine AMs provided similar efficacy for wound healing as did the fresh human AMs...
- [Evaluation of the efficiency of amnioplasty in the surgical treatment of severe ocular burn injury]E S Miliudin
Vestn Oftalmol 123:13-7. 2007....
- Amnion in the treatment of pediatric partial-thickness facial burnsLudwik K Branski
Shriners Hospital for Children and University of Texas Medical Branch, 815 Market Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
Burns 34:393-9. 2008....
- [Treatment of burns by grafting of cultured epithelium]Takehiko Nagase
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kanagawa
Nippon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 106:750-4. 2005..It is expected that cultured epithelial cell grafts will prove to be an effective treatment not only for extensive burns but also to epithelialize small area burn wounds and resurfaced burn scars...
- Ultrastructural analysis of in vivo expanded corneal epithelium on amniotic membraneHyo Shin Ha
Department of Ophthalmology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Korean Med Sci 21:544-9. 2006..At least 3 months may be needed for the proliferation and differentiation of in vivo cultivated corneal epithelium on AM...
- Microbiological safety and clinical efficacy of radiation sterilized amniotic membranes for treatment of second-degree burnsRita Singh
Defence Laboratory, Defence Research and Development Organization, Jodhpur 342011, India
Burns 33:505-10. 2007..The application of radiation sterilized amniotic membranes on the burn wound favoured epithelialization. In all the patients, membranes dessicated and separated in 10-14 days time leaving behind an epithelialized surface...
- [Methods of burn treatment. Part II: Technical aspects]N Pallua
Klinik für Plastische Chirurgie, Hand und Verbrennungschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen
Chirurg 77:179-86; quiz 187-8. 2006..Following a debridement conservative treatment of superficial dermal burns involving wound coverage with biosynthetic dressings or nanocristalline silver gauze dressings or use of special disinfecting ointments can be implemented...
- [Use of physiological reparation regulators in glaucoma surgery: a clinicoimmunological study]N I Kurysheva
Vestn Oftalmol 121:21-5. 2005....
- Application of newly developed amniotic membrane ointment for photorefractive keratectomy in rabbitsTae Hyun Kim
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, BK21 Program, Dong-A University College of Medicine and Medical Science Research Center, Busan, South Korea
Ophthalmic Res 38:58-61. 2006..Thus, this study could provide basic data on the clinical application of the AMO in the days ahead...
- Preparation, indications and results of human amniotic membrane transplantation for ocular surface disordersJorge L Alio
VISSUM, Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Research, Development and Innovation Department, Miguel Hernandez University, Alicante, Spain
Expert Rev Med Devices 2:153-60. 2005..In addition, the beneficial effects of reducing inflammation and neovascularization persist for a long time, if properly cryopreserved...
- Amniotic membrane transplantation for painful bullous keratopathyS Srinivas
Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
Eur J Ophthalmol 17:7-10. 2007..To establish the effectiveness of amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) in relieving pain and discomfort in patients with painful bullous keratopathy and its role in improving vision in eyes with visual potential...
- Xenoderm dressing in the treatment of second degree burnsSeyed Nejat Hosseini
Shafieeh hospital, School of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
Burns 33:776-81. 2007..Since accurate information about alternative cures is scanty, this study was conducted to assess the outcome of the use of xenoderm biologic dressings as one alternative...
- Use of amniotic membrane transplantation in the treatment of venous leg ulcersIsabelle Mermet
Universite de Franche Comte, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital and Medical School, Besancon, France
Wound Repair Regen 15:459-64. 2007..AM transplantation may thus be considered to be an alternative method for treating chronic leg ulcers...
- An investigation into the composition of amniotic membrane used for ocular surface reconstructionLeanne J Cooper
Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, United Kingdom
Cornea 24:722-9. 2005..The removal of amniotic epithelial cells using our protocol does not appear to have any significant effects on the structure of the basal lamina or the distribution of ECM components...
- Amniotic membrane transplantation in refractory neurotrophic corneal ulcers: a randomized, controlled clinical trialSudarshan Khokhar
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Cornea 24:654-60. 2005..CONCLUSIONS: Both amniotic membrane transplantation and conventional management (tarsorrhaphy or bandage contact lens) are effective treatment modalities for refractory neurotrophic corneal ulcers...
- Amniotic membrane: mother's own remedy for ocular surface diseaseKenneth R Kenyon
Cornea 24:639-42. 2005
- Donor source affects the outcome of ocular surface reconstruction in chemical or thermal burns of the corneaJun Shimazaki
Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
Ophthalmology 111:38-44. 2004..To study the association between surgical approach and postoperative results in chemical and thermal burns of the cornea...
- The amniotic membrane in ophthalmologyHarminder S Dua
Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Surv Ophthalmol 49:51-77. 2004..Further studies will undoubtedly reveal the true potential of the membrane, its mechanism(s) of action, and the effective use of this tissue in ophthalmology...
- Amniotic membrane transplantation in severe ocular surface disordersM Kaup
Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen Germany
Eur J Ophthalmol 18:691-4. 2008..The authors report complications of corneal surface disorders after successful amniotic membrane transplantation...
- An allogeneic cultured dermal substitute suitable for treating intractable skin ulcers and large skin defects prior to autologous skin grafting: three case reportsToshio Hasegawa
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
J Dermatol 32:715-20. 2005....
- Amniotic membrane transplantation for reconstruction after excision of large ocular surface neoplasiasE M Espana
Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, FL, USA
Br J Ophthalmol 86:640-5. 2002..AMT is effective in managing large OSN by avoiding the complications that may be associated with conventional removal, specifically in cases where the limbal architecture is destroyed by surgical resection or adjuvant therapies...
- Enzymatic debridement of burn wound with collagenase in children with partial-thickness burnsCoskun Ozcan
Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Burns Unit, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
Burns 28:791-4. 2002..Thus, CCA should be considered as an initial treatment of choice for removal of eschar in children, having a partial-thickness burn wound without infection...
- [Use of amniotic membrane transplantation for treating bullous keratopathy]Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek
I Katedry i Kliniki Okulistyki Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
Klin Oczna 104:41-6. 2002....
- Amniotic membrane as a biologic pressure patch for treating epithelial ingrowth under a damaged laser in situ keratomileusis flapEun Suk Lee
Department of Ophthalmology, Yonsei Institute of Vision Research, Seoul, Korea
J Cataract Refract Surg 32:162-5. 2006..There was no evidence of recurrent epithelial ingrowth after a minimum of 4 months. Use of an amniotic membrane overlay can be an effective adjuvant therapy to secure a LASIK flap when direct suturing would threaten the visual axis...
- Utilisation of glycerolised skin allografts in severe burnsCh Dhennin
Burn Centre, , CHU Tours, 37044 Tours Cedex 01, France
Burns 28:S21-5. 2002
- What's new in ophthalmic surgeryMichael A Lemp
Department of Ophthalmology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
J Am Coll Surg 195:361-3. 2002
- Amniotic membrane transplantation: indications and resultsE H Yildiz
Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara Turkey
Eur J Ophthalmol 18:685-90. 2008..To describe amniotic membrane transplantation indications and results at the authors' institution...
- Temporary sutureless amniotic membrane patch for acute alkaline burnsAhmad Kheirkhah
Ocular Surface Center, 7000 SW 97th Ave, Ste 213, Miami, FL 33173, USA
Arch Ophthalmol 126:1059-66. 2008..To evaluate the clinical outcome of a new sutureless approach for a temporary amniotic membrane patch (ProKera; Bio-Tissue, Inc, Miami, Florida) in eyes with acute burns...
- The temporary use of allograft for complicated wounds in plastic surgeryE Moerman
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1942 LE Beverwijk, The Netherlands
Burns 28:S13-15. 2002..We postulate that angiogenic effects of this biological dressing may have contributed to the improved healing conditions and successful secondary wound closure...
- The use of a collagen sponge/living cell composite material to treat donor sites in burn patientsJoseph Still
Physicians Multispecialty Group, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Augusta, GA 30914, USA
Burns 29:837-41. 2003..OrCel sites also exhibited reduced scarring. Therefore, treatment of donor site wounds with OrCel is well tolerated, promotes more rapid healing, and results in reduced scarring when compared with conventional therapy with Biobrane-L...
- Amniotic membrane for repair of exposed hydroxyapatite orbital implantMatthew W Lee-Wing
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 19:401-2. 2003..5 months, and 5 months after surgery demonstrated closure of the conjunctival defect. The author concludes that amniotic membrane may be useful for the treatment of hydroxyapatite orbital implant exposures...
- Ex vivo expansion of corneal limbal epithelial/stem cells for corneal surface reconstructionK Ramaesh
Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Edinburgh, UK
Eur J Ophthalmol 13:515-24. 2003..This article is a chronological review of the important steps that brought ex vivo expanded stem cell transplantation in ocular, particularly corneal surface reconstruction...
- "Amnion Bank"--the use of long term glycerol preserved amniotic membranes in the management of superficial and superficial partial thickness burnsR Ravishanker
Department of Plastic Surgery, Army Hospital Research and Referral, Delhi Cantt, 110010, New Delhi, India
Burns 29:369-74. 2003..This paper shows the excellent results obtained with the use of this extremely economical dressing and emphasizes the importance of establishing such "Amnion Banks" in all hospitals especially in developing countries...
- Human amniotic membrane transplantation: past, present, and futureThomas John
Loyola University at Chicago, Department of Ophthalmology, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Ophthalmol Clin North Am 16:43-65, vi. 2003..The procurement, complications, and solutions of this delicate procedure are covered with a mention of what is in store for the future...
- Amniotic membrane implantation as a therapeutic contact lens for the treatment of epithelial disordersOscar Gris
Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
Cornea 21:22-7. 2002..The early detachment of the amniotic membrane implant remains a major problem, even with the use of multiple fixation sutures...
- Amniotic membrane in surgeryM A Ganatra
Department of Plastic Surgery, Dow Medical College and Civil Hospital, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 53:29-32. 2003
- Symptomatic management of postoperative bullous keratopathy with nonpreserved human amniotic membraneLuis F Mejía
Cornea Service Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud CES Medellín, Colombia
Cornea 21:342-5. 2002..To report the results of the management of painfully symptomatic postoperative bullous keratopathy (PBK) by performing a nonpreserved human amniotic membrane (NP-AMT) transplantation in nine eyes with poor visual potential...
- Other uses of homologous skin grafts and skin bank bioproductsMichele Fimiani
Department of Dermatologic Sciences, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
Clin Dermatol 23:396-402. 2005..Anyway the 3-dimensional model proposed seems to be suitable for the study of the behaviour of peripheral CD 34+ and perhaps also other types of stem cells in 3-dimensional dermal matrix...
- Informed consent should be obtained from patients to use products (skin substitutes) and dressings containing biological materialS Enoch
Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals of South Manchester, UK
J Med Ethics 31:2-6. 2005Biological products (tissue engineered skin, allograft and xenograft, and biological dressings) are widely used in the treatment of burns, chronic wounds, and other forms of acute injury...
- Advances in plasma skin regenerationK Wade Foster
Moy Fincher Medical Group, UCLA Medical Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Cosmet Dermatol 7:169-79. 2008..Numerous treatment protocols with variable energy settings allow for individualized treatments and provide the operator with fine control over the degree of injury and length of subsequent recovery time...
- The use of pericranial flaps for reconstruction and elevation of the lower eyelidVikesh Patel
Corneoplastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, UK
Orbit 29:1-6. 2010..This technique has been employed in patients where standard tarso-conjunctival flaps are not an option and free posterior lamellar grafts cannot be supported due to the lack of viable anterior lamellar flaps...
- Treatment of second degree facial burns with allografts--preliminary resultsRaymund E Horch
Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Medical School, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nürnberg 12, 91054 Erlangen, Freiburg, Germany
Burns 31:597-602. 2005..This is in concordance with other reports on scalds. It would be worthwhile to perform more clinical studies with a larger number of patients to further evaluate the effect and function of allogenic skin for facial burns...
- Clinical evaluation of allogeneic cultured dermal substitutes for intractable skin ulcers after tumor resectionYoichi Moroi
Department of Dermatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
Eur J Dermatol 14:172-6. 2004..Allogeneic CDS functions as an excellent biological dressing, and could dramatically change the treatment of intractable skin ulcers...
- The versatility of a glycerol-preserved skin allograft as an adjunctive treatment to free flap reconstructionA Z Mat Saad
Department of Reconstructive Sciences, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
Indian J Plast Surg 42:94-9. 2009....
- Factors that influence healing in chronic venous ulcers treated with cryopreserved human epidermal culturesAmor Khachemoune
Division of Dermatology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Dermatol Surg 28:274-80. 2002..They do not require a biopsy from the patient, an advantage compared to autografts. They seem to act as a biological dressing, stimulating epithelialization from the wound edges and adnexae, probably through growth factor release...
- Morphofunctional evaluation of the effect of collagen-1-based dressing on skin regeneration after burn trauma in mice of two genetic strainsE G Kolokolchikova
N V Sklifosovsky Institute of Urgent Care, Moscow, Russia
Bull Exp Biol Med 149:154-60. 2010..The possible mechanisms of the stimulatory effect of collagen-based dressing on wound healing are discussed...
- Dermal preservation using the Versajet hydrosurgery system for debridement of paediatric burnsTania C S Cubison
The Northern Regional Burn Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, United Kingdom
Burns 32:714-20. 2006..both directly during surgical debridement and indirectly by reducing infection and optimising the use of biological dressings. In deep partial thickness burns softer necrotic dermis can be removed with the Versajet sparing the ..
- Update on dermal substitutesMichael Ehrenreich
Dermatology, New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark 07103, USA
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 14:172-87. 2006Tissue-engineered biological dressings offer promise in the treatment of burns, chronic ulcers, donor site and other surgical wounds, and a variety of dermatologic conditions...
- Flow cytometric sorting and analysis of human epidermal stem cell candidatesMichał Pikuła
Department of Clinical Immunology and Transplantology, Medical University of Gdansk, Debinki 1, 80211 Gdansk, Poland
Cell Biol Int 34:911-5. 2010..We also performed a flow cytometric analysis of sorted cells using a cell tracer...
- Rearing larvae of Lucilia sericata for chronic ulcer treatment--an improved methodHélène Wolff
Department of Dermatology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
Acta Derm Venereol 85:126-31. 2005..Adhering to a proposed weekly working schedule makes the rearing procedure effective and reliable...
- Tissue regeneration in loss of substance on the lower limbs through use of platelet-rich plasma, stem cells from adipose tissue, and hyaluronic acidValerio Cervelli
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Adv Skin Wound Care 23:262-72. 2010..It has been demonstrated that mesenchymal stem cells are present in the adipose tissue (thus accelerating the effect of the PRP)...
- [Biology of epidermal stem cells: impact on medicine]Michał Pikuła
Zakład Immunologii Klinicznej i Transplantologii, Gdanski Uniwersytet Medyczny
Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online) 63:449-56. 2009..The possibilities of using epidermal stem cells in medicine are also presented...
- Microdebrider intracapsular tonsillectomyAndrew H Vaughan
Department of Otolaryngology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 69:358-63. 2007..This article reviews the published data on microdebrider-assisted partial intracapsular tonsillectomy with a discussion of its advantages, potential limitations and areas of future research...
- Dried irradiated human amniotic membrane as a biological dressing for facial burns--a 7-year case seriesE Bujang-Safawi
Burn Unit, Reconstructive Sciences Department, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian 16150, Kelantan, Malaysia
Burns 36:876-82. 2010..The observed advantages of human amnion treatment include pain relief, ease of use, prevention of infection and acceleration of wound healing...
- Microdebrider vs electrocautery: a comparison of tonsillar wound healing histopathology in a canine modelKaalan Johnson
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:486-91. 2008..To evaluate tonsillar wound healing histopathology in a canine model following microdebrider intracapsular and electrocautery tonsillectomy techniques...
- Treatment of gun-shot defect of the foot with bovine collagen matrix applicationYusuf Kenan Coban
Plastic Surgery Department, Sutcu Imam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
Foot (Edinb) 19:222-3. 2009..Lyophilized bovine collagen matrix is one of ideal biological dressings used in wound treatment. We present an example of type 1 bovine collagen (Gelfix, Euroresearch, Inc...
- In vitro Ad5F35-mediated CTLA4-Ig gene transfer prolongs pig skin xenotransplant survivalL Ge
Department of Laboratory Animal Sciences, College of Basic Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
Transplant Proc 42:3763-6. 2010..Our results demonstrate that CTLA4Ig gene-modified pig skin is a promising biologic dressing for wound coverage and Ad5F35 an effective viral carrier for delivery...
- Silica-collagen bionanocomposites as three-dimensional scaffolds for fibroblast immobilizationMartín F Desimone
UPMC Université Paris, CNRS, France
Acta Biomater 6:3998-4004. 2010..environment for fibroblast adhesion, proliferation and biological activity and therefore constitute an original three-dimensional environment for in vitro cell culture and in vivo applications, in particular as biological dressings.
- Surgical soft tissue closure of severe diabetic foot infections: a combination of biologics, negative pressure wound therapy, and skin graftingCrystal L Ramanujam
Division of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Clin Podiatr Med Surg 29:143-6. 2012..Although the success of these therapies is enticing, their use should be based on careful patient selection in a multidisciplinary setting...
- The costs and outcomes of treating a deep pressure ulcer in a patient with quadriplegia Eli S Schessel
Division of Plastic Surgery, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, NY, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 58:41-6. 2012..with wet-to-dry dressings were followed by admission to several facilities and 15 months of care with biological dressings and negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT)...
- Biologic dressing in burnsEdward Lineen
Jackson Memorial Hospital, and DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Burn Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
J Craniofac Surg 19:923-8. 2008..This article will review honey, human amnion, xenograft, allograft, cultured epithelial autograft, and various engineered commercial products for use in the biologic treatment of burn wounds...
- Amniotic membrane grafting to treat refractory labial adhesions postpartum. A case reportYu-Hung Lin
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, No. 95 Wen Chang Road, Shih Lin District, Taipei, Taiwan
J Reprod Med 47:235-7. 2002..The wound healed without adhesion formation. CONCLUSION: Excision plus amniotic membrane grafting is effective for recurrent labial adhesions...
- Preparation of amniotic membrane for ocular surface reconstructionHajib N Madhavan
Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 18 College Road, Chennai-600 006, India
Indian J Ophthalmol 50:227-31. 2002..The presence of several cytokines in the amniotic membrane promotes epithelialization with reduction of fibrosis during healing...
- Bacterial skin infections in the elderly: diagnosis and treatmentSimone Laube
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Drugs Aging 19:331-42. 2002..Staphylococcus aureus and beta-haemolytic streptococci are the most common causative organisms of cutaneous infections...
- Management of acute and chronic open wounds: the importance of moist environment in optimal wound healingBishara S Atiyeh
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
Curr Pharm Biotechnol 3:179-95. 2002..A review of available dressing materials is reported with emphasis on the newly developed concept of moist environment for optimal healing. a practical guide for dressing selection is also proposed...
- Hyalomatrix PA in burn care practice: results from a national retrospective survey, 2005 to 2006Gianpiero Gravante
Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
Ann Plast Surg 64:69-79. 2010..No adverse reactions were recorded.Hyalomatrix PA is used in young and adults, in deep partial thickness and full thickness burns, as a temporary coverage before grafting or alone for wound healing...
- Xenoderm versus 1% silver sulfadiazine in partial-thickness burnsSeyed Nejat Hosseini
Burns Department, Ayatollah Mousavi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
Asian J Surg 32:234-9. 2009....
- [Efficacy and tolerance of Algosteril (calcium alginate) versus Jelonet (paraffin gauze) in the treatment of scalp graft donor sites in children. Results of a randomized study]M Pannier
Service des brûlés, Hopital Hotel Dieu, Nantes, France
Ann Chir Plast Esthet 47:285-90. 2002..0096). Hair growth is homogenous in both groups on day 30 and day 60 (ns). These results showed that scalp is a very interesting skin donor site and that Algosteril is of a real interest in donor site treatment...
- Initial experience with cultured epithelial autografts in massively burnt patientsMichael Elliott
Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
ANZ J Surg 72:893-5. 2002..Cultured epithelial autograft (CEA) sheets provide an alternative means of covering debrided skin. This is a report on an initial experience with using CEA sheets...
- Platelet-rich plasma and resorbable membrane for prevention of periodontal defects after deeply impacted lower third molar extractionGilberto Sammartino
Dipartimento di Scienze Odontostomatologiche Maxillofacciali, Universita di Napoli, Federico II, Italy
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:2369-73. 2009....
- Serum eye drops, amniotic membrane and limbal epithelial stem cells--tools in the treatment of ocular surface diseaseSaaeha Rauz
Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, School of Immunity and Infection, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, University of Birmingham, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QU, UK
Cell Tissue Bank 11:13-27. 2010..This review focuses on the rationale for the use of these emerging tools, how they are prepared, clinical applications, limitations, and speculates on future directions...
- An evidence-based model comparing the cost-effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma gel to alternative therapies for patients with nonhealing diabetic foot ulcersEdward J Dougherty
B and D Consulting, Washington, DC, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 21:568-75. 2008..A cost-effectiveness analysis compared the potential economic benefit of an autologous, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) gel to alternative therapies in treating nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers...
- Chronic wound healing by fetal cell therapy may be explained by differential gene profiling observed in fetal versus old skin cellsAlbert Adrien Ramelet
Office of Dermatology and Angiology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Exp Gerontol 44:208-18. 2009..0% of genes over-expressed in fetal fibroblasts. It is perhaps these differences which contribute to efficient tissue repair seen in the clinic with fetal cell therapy...
- New dressings, including tissue-engineered living skinMarcia Ramos-E-Silva
Sector of Dermatology and Post Graduation Course, HUCFF-UFRJ and School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Clin Dermatol 20:715-23. 2002
- Enzymatic synthesis of chitosan-gelatin antimicrobial copolymer and its characterisationLu Yan Sang
College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China
J Sci Food Agric 90:58-64. 2010..The aim of the present study was to synthesise and characterise chitosan-gelatin antimicrobial copolymer...
- Amniotic membrane grafting in patients with epidermolysis bullosa with chronic woundsVenetia Lo
Division of Pediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Dermatol 62:1038-44. 2010..Severe forms of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) are characterized by chronic, nonhealing wounds...
- [The use of a resorbable biological matrix in periodontal surgery: clinical observations of 230 cases]G Roussille
Faculté de Chirurgie Dentaire de Bordeaux
Rev Odontostomatol (Paris) 20:129-38. 1991..The interaction between the various components of the biologic resorbable matrix seams to participate direct into the conjonctive healing process and ensure an active protection of surgical sites...
- Vernal keratoconjunctivitis with limbal stem cell deficiencyVirender S Sangwan
Cornea and Anterior Segment Service, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Cornea 30:491-6. 2011..To describe the clinical features of patients affected with vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) with associated limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD)...
- Clinical experiences derived from implementation of an easy to use concept for treatment of wound healing by secondary intention and guidance in selection of appropriate dressingsChris Braumann
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Campus Mitte, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Int Wound J 8:253-60. 2011..On the basis of the wound healing results, patients' evaluation of treatment and the clinicians' and staff experiences, this concept was implemented at different Surgical Departments of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin in Berlin...
- Ocular surface reconstruction using amniotic membrane following excision of conjunctival and limbal tumorsRimvydas S Asoklis
Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
Eur J Ophthalmol 21:552-8. 2011..To report the clinical results of patients treated by preserved human amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) following the removal of conjunctival and limbal tumors...
- Treatment of extensive toxic epidermal necrolysis in childrenM Spies
Shriners Hospitals for Children, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77550 2725, USA
Pediatrics 108:1162-8. 2001..We report our experience in the treatment of pediatric TEN patients with early debridement of necrotic skin and coverage with human allograft skin...
- Treatment of partial-thickness scalds by skin xenografts--a retrospective study of 109 cases in a three-year periodP Bukovcan
Department of Burns and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Bratislava, Ruzinov Hospital Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Acta Chir Plast 52:7-12. 2010..The purpose of the present study was to confirm the clinical expediency of using a particular type of biological skin substitute--porcine skin xenograft--in the treatment of partial-thickness scald burns...
- Dressing selection in chronic wound managementSusie Seaman
Grossmont Hospital Wound Healing Center, 5555 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942, USA
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 92:24-33. 2002..Reimbursement issues are also discussed...
- Active wound coverings: bioengineered skin and dermal substitutesMarkéta Límová
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Surg Clin North Am 90:1237-55. 2010..These materials can protect the wound, increase healing, provide overall wound coverage, and improve patient care. The ideal skin substitute may soon become a reality...
- Novel keratinocyte-based therapy for chronic woundsRiley Rees; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)Donald Budenz; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Heterogeneity of wound macrophagesJEAN DALEY; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is anticipated that findings in this animal model will provide a basis for investigation of wound macrophage phenotypes in human disease, and may identify targets for therapeutic interventions in abnormal healing. ..