Collagen uses in dermatology: An update

Zbigniew Ruszczak, R. A. Schwartz

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Abstract

Collagen-derived materials have been used in medicine for many decades. Sutures, hemostatic devices and matrices which stimulate cell growth and soft tissue augmentation are the major applications. In this update, we discuss the two major applications for collagen in dermatology: tissue augmentation and wound healing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-289
Number of pages5
JournalDermatology
Volume199
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

Keywords

  • Collagen
  • Tissue augmentation
  • Wound healing

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