ReCell, a spray-on skin product designed to treat burns with a slurry of the patient’s own skin cells.
“You just spray it on the patient, on the burned area,” said the product developers.
It’s the first spray-on skin product to win approval for the U.S. market.
Close to half a million people get burns so bad that they need medical treatment, according to the American Burn Association.
The current standard of care for serious burns is a skin graft. But skin gra...
“Saving your Life or staying out of legal trouble”?
Doctors across the world are preferring the second option nowadays.
Doctors fearing the threat of prosecution are avoiding high-risk procedures and patients, who could be denied life-saving treatment as a result, a survey suggests.
The estimate suggets that 86% of physicians were practising ‘defensive’ medicine, while 48% said the threat of legal action was deterring them from high-risk patients.
Three years after a gunshot wound to the face left her with severe facial trauma, a woman last year became the youngest recipient of a full-face transplant in the United States, and now hopes to use her story to offer hope to others.
Katie Stubblefield was 18 when she attempted suicide on Mar 25, 2014 and suffered a facial gunshot wound.
She lost part of her forehead, nose, most of her mouth, her jaw and her eyes were badly damaged.
"Her brain was basically exposed, and I mean, we...
By Detcare | On September 19, 2018
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