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Applications of Placental Tissue in Dermatology: Mohs Micrographic Surgery

The Merits of Placental Tissue in Wound Care Use of placental tissues has been recorded for over a century, beginning in 1910 as an allograft during skin transplantation procedures.1 Today these tissues are used in a variety of applications including ophthalmology, burns, skin wounds, and chronic ulcers.1 There is a growing body of scientific and clinical evidence detailing the characteristics and effectiveness of placental tissue in wound care, with lower extremity wounds being the most common wound type to be…

Applications of Placental Tissue in Dermatology: Mohs Micrographic Surgery

The Merits of Placental Tissue in Wound Care Use of placental tissues has been recorded for over a century, beginning in 1910 as an allograft during skin transplantation procedures.1 Today these tissues are used in a variety of applications including ophthalmology, burns, skin wounds, and chronic ulcers.1 There is a growing body of scientific and clinical evidence detailing the characteristics and effectiveness of placental tissue in wound care, with lower extremity wounds being the most common wound type to be…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Chronic Wound Treatment

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Origins of Regenerative Medicine: The Untapped Potential of Personalized Solutions

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Origins of Regenerative Medicine: Bringing Myths and Legends of Regeneration into Reality

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Origins of Regenerative Medicine: The Mythical and Historical Foundations

For millennia humanity has searched for the key to immortality and to uncover the tools necessary to prolong life and…

Diabetes and the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, an opportunity for healthcare communities across the country to come together and raise awareness of…

Melissa O’Connor, MS, RAC, CTBS on the Importance of Healthcare Quality in Ensuring Optimal Patient Outcomes

This week is Healthcare Quality Week. Healthcare Quality Week was established by the National Association for Healthcare Quality and is…