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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-03-04T00:24:06-0500
A new era of outcomes for pediatric burn patients has begun as burn care continues to improve. Unfortunately, complete restoration of burn-injured skin may be limited by the development of...
In a burn population, conduct a prospective, double-blinded, randomized, controlled clinical trial to determine the ability of spray silicone to alter the physical characteristics of burn ...
The aim of this study is to understand why the regeneration of the cutaneous sensory nerve fibers is poor in post-burn scar. The presence or the lack of several molecular factors known to...
Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a common complication of allogeneic stem cell transplant.Chronic GVHD is characterized by skin thickening and tightening. Advanced sclerosis can lead to...
The purpose of this study is to determine if using a DERMAL LAYER under skin grafts: 1. will reduce scar formation of skin grafts 2. will reduce burn wound contractures 3. w...
After the wound healing of deep burn in children, there will be scar tissue proliferation in varying degrees. Burn scar seriously affects the quality of life and the psychological health during the gr...
Hypertrophic scar pain, pruritus, and paresthesia symptoms are major and particular concerns for burn patients. However, because no effective and satisfactory methods exist for their alleviation, the ...
Fractional laser therapy is a new treatment with potential benefit in the treatment of burn scars. We sought to determine patient satisfaction after burn scar treatment with the Erbium-Yag laser.
Marjolin's ulcer is an aggressive disease arising in chronic wounds and cutaneous scars. Corbo et al define Marjolin's ulcer an often overlooked or misdiagnosed tumor. We report a case of Marjolin's u...
Traditional views consider scar tissue formed in the lesion epicenter after severe spinal cord injury (SCI) as both a physical barrier and chemical impediment for axonal regeneration. Recently, a cont...
A sharply elevated, irregularly shaped, progressively enlarging scar resulting from formation of excessive amounts of collagen in the dermis during connective tissue repair. It is differentiated from a hypertrophic scar (CICATRIX, HYPERTROPHIC) in that the former does not spread to surrounding tissues.
Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
The new and thickened layer of scar tissue that forms on a PROSTHESIS, or as a result of vessel injury especially following ANGIOPLASTY or stent placement.
An elevated scar, resembling a KELOID, but which does not spread into surrounding tissues. It is formed by enlargement and overgrowth of cicatricial tissue and regresses spontaneously.
The shrinkage of the foreign body encapsulation scar tissue that forms around artificial implants imbedded in body tissues.