"Skin, Artificial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Synthetic material used for the treatment of burns and other conditions involving large-scale loss of skin. It often consists of an outer (epidermal) layer of silicone and an inner (dermal) layer of collagen and chondroitin 6-sulfate. The dermal layer elicits new growth and vascular invasion and the outer layer is later removed and replaced by a graft.
- Skin, Artificial
- Artificial Skin
- Artificial Skins
- Skins, Artificial
- Skin Substitutes
- Skin Substitute
- Substitute, Skin
- Substitutes, Skin
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Skin, Artificial" by people in Profiles.
Towler MA, Rush EW, Richardson MK, Williams CL. Randomized, Prospective, Blinded-Enrollment, Head-To-Head Venous Leg Ulcer Healing Trial Comparing Living, Bioengineered Skin Graft Substitute (Apligraf) with Living, Cryopreserved, Human Skin Allograft (TheraSkin). Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2018 Jul; 35(3):357-365.
Propst JT, Hansen KJ, Yost MJ, Morrison KE, Fann SA. Unique recalcutrant hernia repair: enterocutaneous fistula with complex ventral hernia. Am Surg. 2008 Nov; 74(11):1117-9.