Accelerated reepithelisation of a IIb° scald through extracorporeal shock wave therapy

Christian Ottomann, Richard Thiele & Bernd Hartmann
Based on the observation that, in addition to consolidation of osseous tissue, extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) effectuates a healing of skin lesions lying in the path of said shock waves, the effect of ESWT on partial thickness (IIa°) thermal lesions was studied by the Centre for Severely Burned Patients with Plastic Surgery at the Unfallkrankenhaus in Berlin in conjunction with the International Centre for Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Berlin. This took place within...