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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.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Reepithelialization of Skin Graft Donor Sites
modified polyurethane film dressing (OpSite, Smith&Nephew, London, UK), Aquacel® (ConvaTec, Skillman, NJ, USA), sodium carboxy-methylcellulose hydrocolloid polymer dressing
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Burn Surgery, Academic Hospital Munich Bogenhausen, Technical University Munich
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:26-0400
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