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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kesting, MR; Loeffelbein, DJ; Steinstraesser, L; Muecke, T; Demtroeder, C; Sommerer, F; Hoelzle, F; Wolff, KD 
Title:
Cryopreserved human amniotic membrane for soft tissue repair in rats. 
Abstract:
Fresh amniotic membrane has been used in medicine since 1910. The reconstruction of immunologic privileged ocular surfaces with cryopreserved amniotic membrane was introduced in the 1990s. The aim of this study was to analyze the use of cryopreserved human amniotic membrane (HAM) as a surgical patch in immunologic unprivileged anatomic sites. In part I of the investigation, the abdominal wall muscle of 36 rats was covered with mono- and multilayered HAM. After 3, 14, and 28 days, respectively, t...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Ann Plast Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
60 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
684-91 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0148-7043 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie