Possibilities and limitations of enzymatic debridement in burns of the hand.

[Possibilities and limitations of enzymatic debridement in burns of the hand]. Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2019 Sep;51(5):372-376 Authors: Billner M, Promny D, Reichert B Abstract Hands are often affected from burns, due to their unprotected exposure to thermal injuries. Burn injuries also pose a major threat for hands as there is a high risk of severe functional and aesthetical disabilities. Bromelain-based enzymatic debridement is a novel treatment alternative for early surgical excision of burn eschar. This case study describes three patients who were treated with enzymatic debridement in deep thermal burns of the hand. PMID: 31574554 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Handchirurgie Mikrochirurgie Plastische Chirurgie - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir Source Type: research

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