ARTICLE | Clinical News

AlloDerm data

May 2, 1994 7:00 AM UTC

The Woodlands, Texas, company reported results of a study in 18 patients who received the grafts in addition to thin layers of their own skin to seed the AlloDerm surface with epithelial cells. Control sites received a conventional split thickness skin graft 0.012-0.018 inches thick. Test sites were treated with AlloDerm overlaid with an autograft 0.004-0.006 inches thick.

As presented at the American Burn Association meeting in Orlando, Fla., the take rate of the conventional graft was 96 percent, statistically equivalent to the 94 percent take rate of simultaneously applied, thinner autografts with the AlloDerm product (p = 0.10). ...