Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-10454
Schneider, J; Biedermann, T; Widmer, D; Montaño, I; Meuli, M; Reichmann, E; Schiestl, C (2009). Matriderm versus Integra: a comparative experimental study. Burns, 35(1):51-57.
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AIM: To compare engraftment rates and vascularisation in a rat model using either Integra Artificial Skin or Matriderm. METHODS: Matriderm and the dermal part of Integra were compared in a two-step procedure including matrix implantation and subsequent epidermal grafting. Neonatal rat epidermis was used as coverage to test for rapid and complete take. RESULTS: Efficiency and quality of vascularisation expressed by take rate of epidermis, and thickness of resulting neodermis, were identical for both matrices. CONCLUSION: This first comparison of Matriderm with Integra in a rat model revealed no major differences in engraftment rates or vascularisation.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > University Children's Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Surgery|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||16 Jan 2009 13:23|
|Last Modified:||28 Nov 2013 00:35|
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