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A successful combined treatment with dermal substitutes and products of regenerative medicine in a patient affected by extravasation injury from hypertonic solution.
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PMID:  22210728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
In neonatal intensive care units, extravasation is one of the most common injuries occurring in infants as a complication of infusion therapy. These very preterm infants have immature skin which is easily damaged. They often require a longer duration of intravenous therapy, and obtaining intravenous access can be difficult. An invasive treatment should be avoided, whenever possible, particularly for very immature infants. In our Special Operative Unit for ulcers and difficult-to-heal wounds, University of Rome, we successfully treated a premature neonate, who experienced extravasation of hypertonic fluid, using dermal substitutes and products of regenerative medicine.
Maria Giuseppina Onesti; Sara Carella; Michele Maruccia; Cinzia Marchese; Pasquale Fino; Nicolò Scuderi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  In vivo (Athens, Greece)     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1791-7549     ISO Abbreviation:  In Vivo     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806809     Medline TA:  In Vivo     Country:  Greece    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Rome 'Sapienza', Via Mongiana, 28, 00126, Roma, Italy.
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