Biologic dressings and skin substitutes

Clin Plast Surg. 1986 Jan;13(1):69-74.

Abstract

Burn wounds require coverage for healing to occur. Many techniques have been utilized to achieve such a closed wound, including biologic dressings, autologous skin, and skin substitutes. These and other methods are discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Bandages*
  • Biocompatible Materials
  • Biological Dressings*
  • Burns / therapy*
  • Collagen
  • Culture Techniques
  • Humans
  • Hydrogels
  • Polyhydroxyethyl Methacrylate / analogs & derivatives
  • Polyurethanes
  • Silicones
  • Skin Transplantation
  • Transplantation, Autologous

Substances

  • Biocompatible Materials
  • Hydrogels
  • Polyurethanes
  • Silicones
  • polyhydroxyethyl methacrylate hydrogels
  • Polyhydroxyethyl Methacrylate
  • Collagen