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‘Boston’ skin cloning an exception – burns surgeons

Chris Bateman

Abstract


Three top burns-unit surgeons say costly cultured epithelial autographs (CEAs) ‘ordered in’ from the United States for less-than-critically burnt patients should not become the norm, because far cheaper, well-researched and equally effective treatment methods are freely available locally.


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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Keywords

skin cloning, burns unit, cultured epithelial autografts

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South African Medical Journal 2013;103(6):358-359. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7032

Article History

Date submitted: 2013-05-08
Date published: 2013-05-22

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