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Innovations and Advances in Wound Healing

  • Seung-Kyu Han

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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About this book

Introduction

This book presents state of the art knowledge on new techniques and materials that can improve functional and aesthetic results in wound healing while reducing invasiveness, based on the author's extensive personal experience. The aim is to equip the practitioner with all the information required in order to select a strategy that will accelerate wound healing and minimize both the risk of complications and scar formation after the wound has fully healed. The opening chapters set the stage by providing an overview of wound healing, including brief descriptions of the anatomy of the skin, the wound healing process, and advanced wound dressings. A full description follows of the various methodologies employed in repairing acute wounds with the goal of achieving optimal functional and cosmetic outcomes while utilizing the safest and least invasive method. Treatment protocols that have proven successful in closing nonhealing and/or delayed healing chronic wounds are then presented. The closing chapter addresses aesthetic procedures using advanced technology in wound healing. The text is supported by 1170 full color photos.

Keywords

Cell Therapy Dermis Graft Optimal Outcomes Scar Formation Tissue Engineering Wound Healing

Authors and affiliations

  • Seung-Kyu Han
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  1. 1.Director of Diabetic Wound Center, Director of Cell Therapy Laboratory, Korea University College of Medicine and Korea University Guro HospitalProfessor of Plastic SurgerySeoulKorea (Republic of)

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-46587-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-46586-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-46587-5
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