[Use of polyurethane foil for wound covering]

Orv Hetil. 1991 Jun 2;132(22):1203-4.
[Article in Hungarian]


The authors account of the application of the Omiderm folie in connection with 29 cases. The transparent polyurethan skin substitute was used in dermatological diseases when presenting extensive shortage of tissue or for covering the half-thick skin's donor areas and for the treatment of deep second degree burns. The advantages of the application of the wound covering folie is being valued and the authors are calling attention to the most common complications being noticed during the application. The Omiderm is being judged as a suitable alternative bandage and skin substitute.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Burns / therapy
  • Humans
  • Occlusive Dressings*
  • Pemphigus / therapy
  • Polyurethanes / therapeutic use*
  • Skin / injuries
  • Skin Diseases / therapy*
  • Skin Neoplasms / surgery
  • Skin Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Skin Ulcer / therapy
  • Tissue Donors
  • Wounds and Injuries / therapy


  • Polyurethanes