After a lifetime in medicine and surgery I have seen many dramatic changes and had the good fortune to be able to take an active part in the development of burn therapy. I would like to consider some dilemmas concerning early delayed excision of burns followed by immediate grafting, make some remarks on the diagnosis of the burn wound and present some problems concerning the use of homografts.


Deep Dermis Fire Disaster Mesh Graft Early Excision Burn Surgery 
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  1. Derganc, M., Zdravič, F. (1963). Advantages of early and active treatment of the deep dermal burn. Excerpta Medica Intern. Congress, 66, 142–145.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franjo Zdravič
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  1. 1.Medical CenterUniversity Department of Plastic Surgery and BurnsLjubljanaSlovenia

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