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Clinical Comparative Trial of a Modified Polyurethane Dressing and Aquacel

2014-08-27 03:16:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The almost single disadvantage of conventional polyurethane film dressings, an uncontrolled leakage, is probably as often described as its numerous advantages for split-thickness skin graft (STSG) donor sites. This shortcoming can be overcome by perforating the polyurethane dressing (MPD), which permits a controlled leakage into a secondary absorbent dressing. The study was conducted to compare the MPD-system and Aquacel® (ConvaTec), a hydrofiber wound dressing, which also seems to fulfill all criteria of an ideal donor site dressing.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Reepithelialization of Skin Graft Donor Sites

Intervention

modified polyurethane film dressing (OpSite, Smith&Nephew, London, UK), Aquacel® (ConvaTec, Skillman, NJ, USA), sodium carboxy-methylcellulose hydrocolloid polymer dressing

Location

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Burn Surgery, Academic Hospital Munich Bogenhausen, Technical University Munich
Munich
Bavaria
Germany
81925

Status

Completed

Source

Klinik Bogenhausen

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:26-0400

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