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Advanced Techniques in Burn Wound Repair

  • Jianglin Tan
  • Gaoxing Luo
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Abstract

In order to facilitate the rate and quality of burn wound healing, many advanced techniques emerged in recent years, which contribute to the improved level of diagnosis and treatment of burn injury. Precise diagnosis; early, modified cooling therapy; and surgical intervention for burn wound healing are discussed firstly in this review. Then some new methods or materials such as modern wound dressing, negative pressure wound therapy, phototherapy, ultrasound therapy, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and others applied for burn wound healing are addressed in this paper.

Keywords

Burn injury Wound healing Advanced techniques Negative pressure wound therapy Platelet-rich plasma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianglin Tan
    • 1
  • Gaoxing Luo
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Burn Research, Southwest Hospital, State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns and Combined InjuryThird Military Medical UniversityChongqingP. R. China

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