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Acta Vulnologica 2004 June;2(1-2):17-25

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language: Italian

Scar management: traditional treatment versus tissue engineering

Scalise A., Aquinati A., Pierangeli M., Forlini W., Astolfi M., Piedimonte A., Di Benedetto G., Bertani A.

Clinica di Chirurgia Plastica e Ricostruttiva Università Politecnica delle Marche - Ancona


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This article talks about the tissue repair for scars with reference to its pathologic evolution, mainly for the formation of a hypertrophic scar or keloid. The main treatment which are chosen in such cases are also described: including the possibility of substituting the whole of the pathologic scar with autologous cultivated tissues.

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