Bioengineered tissues in wound healing: A progress report

Brian D. Lepow, Michael Downey, Jesse Yurgelon, Lindsey Klassen, David G. Armstrong

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Abstract

An extensive number of bioengineered tissues have been studied and published in the medical literature. Due to the number of released data for these biologics, the purpose and utility often becomes ambiguous. Despite this difficulty, the therapeutic options continue to be advantageous for the practicing clinicians and can regularly provide manageable outcomes for acute, chronic and difficult-to-heal wounds. The purpose of this article is to review the many biologics that have been studied or released over the past decade and comment on data supporting or refuting their use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-262
Number of pages8
JournalExpert Review of Dermatology
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2011

Keywords

  • bioengineered skin substitutes
  • biologics
  • chronic ulceration
  • diabetes
  • wound care
  • wound healing
  • wounds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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