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  Product Description and Benefits
  Indications for Use
  Product Makeup/Histology
  Clinical Sequence
Case Studies - Burn surgery
 
    Resurfacing a Keloid on a Chin
    Release of a Contracted Axilla
    Scar revision - Lower Chin
    Hypertrophic Scarring
Contracture Release
    Contracture Release
Breast Reconstruction
  Summary
   


Case Studies - Section Summary
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In this section, you have learned:

  • INTEGRA Template can be used in a variety of reconstructive applications
  • In the first surgical procedure the wound is excised to viable tissue and INTEGRA Template is applied. Over the next 2-3 weeks, typically 14-28 days, the dermal layer is regenerated while simultaneously degrading the collagen-GAG matrix. The biodegradable template induces organized regeneration of normal dermal tissue ("Neodermis") by the body. In the second surgical procedure following dermal regeneration, the silicone layer is removed and a thin epidermal autograft 0.004-0.006 inches (0.1016 - 0.1524 millimeters) is applied. As shown, engraftment and confluence of the epidermal graft complete the process in about 30 days from the first procedure.

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