Management of split-thickness skin graft donor site: A prospective clinical trial for comparison of five different dressing materials

Demirtas Y., Yagmur C., Soylemez F., Ozturk N., Demir A.

BURNS, vol.36, no.7, pp.999-1005, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.burns.2009.05.017
  • Journal Name: BURNS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.999-1005
  • Keywords: Split-thickness skin graft, Donor site, Dressing material, Wound healing, Epithelialization, WOUND DRESSINGS, DUODERM
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Split-thickness skin grafting (STSG) is a frequently used reconstructive technique but is associated with a large variation regarding the management of the donor site. The aim of this study is to compare five different dressings for management of the STSG donor site in a prospective trial.