Clinical experience using dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allografts for acute and reconstructive burn care

Debra Ann Reilly, Sean Hickey, Paul Glat, William C. Lineaweaver, Jeremy Goverman

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Abstract

Amniotic membrane is immunologically privileged and is a reservoir of growth factors and cytokines known to modulate inflammation and enhance the healing process, while also possessing antimicrobial, antifibrosis, and antiscarring properties. These properties establish a strong argument for using amniotic membrane derived products as a treatment for burns. The purpose of this article is to describe the use of commercially available dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allografts in patients with partial-thickness and full-thickness burns.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S19-S26
JournalAnnals of Plastic Surgery
Volume78
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Amniotic membrane
  • Dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane
  • Full-thickness burns
  • Partial-thickness burns

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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