partial-thickness

partial-thickness

(par′shăl-thik′nĕs)
Pert. to a graft, wound, or pressure sore affecting the epidermis and part of the dermis.
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Autograft is considered to be a standard of care by many for deep partial-thickness thermal burns, complex skin injuries in which the burn extends into the lower dermis (skin below the surface of the outer layer of skin), as well as the entire epidermis (outer layer of skin).
Mostly observed to be in practice for acute partial-thickness burns which is a major condition observed as burn injuries are the fourth most common traumatic injury worldwide.
The multicenter study is evaluating the efficacy and safety of StrataGraft in the promotion of autologous skin regeneration of complex skin defects due to severe thermal burns that contain intact dermal elements (also known as deep partial-thickness burns).
There was no full-thickness or partial-thickness retinal tissue defect in any OCT scan.
Partial-thickness skin defects play an important role in wound management because of their high incidence.
- Valencia, California-based regenerative medicine company Avita Medical (ASX: AVH) (OTCQX: AVMXY) has begun a randomized, controlled clinical trial of Recell, a medical device designed to facilitate skin regeneration while reducing the amount of skin harvested at the time of surgery, in the treatment of deep partial-thickness (second-degree) burns in China, the company said.
It is a partial-thickness corneal transplant technique that involves the selective removal of the patient's Descemet's membrane and endothelium, followed by the transplantation of donor corneal endothelium and Descemet's membrane.
The study enrolled 33 patients with chronic, degenerative, intermediate- (n=12) to high-grade (n=21) partial-thickness tears (11 articular, 10 bursal, four intra-substance, eight hybrid) of the supraspinatus tendon.
Preservation of function following complete degloving injuries to the hand: Use of simultaneous groin flap, random abdominal flap, and partial-thickness skin graft.
The injection points were the subacromial bursa, peritendon space of the supraspinatus tendon, and the partial-thickness tear lesion of the supraspinatus tendon.
With an experienced sonologist and good equipment, accuracy of USG equals that of MRI for full-thickness tears and is slightly better than MRI for partial-thickness tears.
The trial uses stromal vascular fraction, a mixture of cells and nutrients isolated from a patient's own body that contain adipose-derived stem cells, as a potential therapy for partial-thickness rotator cuff tears.

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