Wound Coverage Technologies in Burn Care Novel Techniques
Jeschke, M.G., Finnerty, C.C., Shahrokhi, S., et al. (ABA Organization and Delivery of Burn Care Committee.). (2013). Wound Coverage Technologies in Burn Care: Novel Techniques. Journal of Burn Care Research. 34(6):612-20.
The authors review investigational techniques showing promise in improving wound repair and call for additional research to create clinically applicable products. Included is a discussion of gene therapy and growth factors; spray-on skin; tissue engineering with stem cells; fibrin sealant for grafting; and facial transplantation.