Improvement of skin quality using a new collagen scaffold in acute burns and reconstructive surgery: An in vivo evaluation of split skin graft transplantations in a rat model

J. Schiefer, M. Held, T. Knoeller, H.-E. Schaller & A. Rahmanian-Schwarz
Introduction: Despite the wide establishment of split thickness skin grafting for the reconstruction of tissue defects, it is often associated with a reduction of skin quality due to hypertrophic scarring. In this context a new collagen cell carrier (CCC) as an underlayment in split skin graft transplantation[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]