Journal article

A systematic review: Current trends and take rates of cultured epithelial autografts in the treatment of patients with burn injuries.

Cheng H Lo, Elaine Chong, Shiva Akbarzadeh, Wendy A Brown, Heather Cleland

Wound Repair Regen | Published : 2019

Abstract

Several issues persist in clinical translation and application of cultured epithelial autografts during treatment of patients with massive burn injuries. The aim of this systematic review is to determine (1) current practice and trends in clinical application and (2) clinical efficacy of cultured epithelial autografts. A structured literature search was performed in Ovid MEDLINE from 1946 and Ovid EMBASE from 1974 until present. All published peer-reviewed randomized or non-randomized clinical studies, cohort studies, prospective, or retrospective series involving human application of cultured epithelial autografts in the setting of burn injury were included. From 7,267 studies initially ide..

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