Skin grafting is a type of medical grafting involving the transplantation of skin. The transplanted tissue is called a skin graft.
Results of an independent clinical study conducted by U.S. Army combat support surgeons in Baghdad show that a new medical device used to close a type of surgical wound more quickly is saving lives and limbs of soldiers and civilians.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new medical adhesive (a fibrin sealant) called Artiss for use in attaching skin grafts onto burn patients.
Sex, age, burn site, number of surgical procedures and the type of skin graft are associated with abnormal scarring following burns, according to a report in the March/April 2008 issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
A woman's life and her arm have been saved by surgeons following a vicious mauling by a rottweiler.
In the timeless quest for healthier, younger looking skin, scientists from the University of Cincinnati and Tokyo Medical University have made an important discovery toward manipulating skin tone and color.
It took only seconds for the Humvee to flip over and crash on a highway near Camp Bucca in southern Iraq in August 2005.
Cincinnati burn researchers have created genetically modified skin cells that, when added to cultured skin substitutes, may help fight off potentially lethal infections in patients with severe burns.
Buccal mucosa graft onlay urethroplasty represents one of the most widespread methods for repairing strictures in the bulbar urethra.
Chordee and hypospadias are notorious for having a paucity of penile skin from prior surgical interventions.
Skin defects of the penile shaft pose a significant reconstructive problem.
University of Michigan researchers are testing a new procedure in which they can take a tiny piece of a person's mouth lining, grow it into a dollar-bill sized piece of tissue and graft that expanded piece into the donor's mouth to heal a wound.
A new protocol for bone marrow transplants, which does not require the destruction of the recipient’s immune system before transfer of the new bone marrow, is described by a group of Oxford scientists