Bovine scaffold helps heal difficult wounds in study

12/11/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

More than 75% of the chronic or deep wounds debrided and treated with an acellular bovine dermal repair scaffold healed successfully, according to a retrospective review of 83 wounds. Nearly 64% re-epithelialized, and 12% were closed with a skin graft. Some of the wounds involved exposed tendons and bone. Causes included pressure ulcers, trauma and diabetes.

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