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  1. Content type: Research article

    Split-thickness skin grafting is the current gold standard for the treatment of traumatic skin loss. However, for patients with extensive burns, split-thickness skin grafting is limited by donor skin availabil...

    Authors: Tong Liu, Chao Qiu, Chi Ben, Haihang Li and Shihui Zhu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:19

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  2. Content type: Review

    With the advent of global aging, the incidence, mortality, and medical costs of hip fracture among aged patients are increasing annually. The number of controlled clinical studies and health economics analyses...

    Authors: Zaiyang Liu, Jun Zhang, Kaiqi He, Yumei Zhang and Yuan Zhang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:21

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  3. Content type: Review

    Severe injuries are the major cause of death in those aged under 40, mainly due to road traffic collisions. Endocrine, metabolic and immune pathways respond to limit the tissue damage sustained and initiate wo...

    Authors: Conor Bentley, Jon Hazeldine, Carolyn Greig, Janet Lord and Mark Foster

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:26

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  4. Content type: Review

    Severe burn injury is often accompanied by intestinal barrier dysfunction, which is closely associated with post-burn shock, bacterial translocation, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, hypercatabolism, s...

    Authors: Wen He, Yu Wang, Pei Wang and Fengjun Wang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:24

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Early control of haemorrhage and optimisation of physiology are guiding principles of resuscitation after injury. Improved outcomes have been previously associated with single, timely interventions. The aim of...

    Authors: Biswadev Mitra, Jordan Bade-Boon, Mark C. Fitzgerald, Ben Beck and Peter A. Cameron

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:22

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is an acute mucocutaneous eruption with blisters of the skin and haemorrhagic erosions of mucous membranes. This report describes air-leak syndrome and obstructive uropathy occur...

    Authors: Damian Bruce-Hickman, Xiao Jiang, Joshua Jin-Ping Thia and Amit Kansal

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:14

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  7. Content type: Review

    Iatrogenic wounds are a common but often overlooked concept. They can lead to increases in hospital stays, therapy costs, repeat surgeries, and implant removal. If not handled properly, these wounds have a ver...

    Authors: Biao Cheng, Ju Tian, Yan Peng and Xiaobing Fu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:18

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Tumor necrosis factor receptor-associated protein 1 (TRAP1) plays a protective effect in hypoxic cardiomyocytes, but the precise mechanisms are not well clarified. The study is aimed to identify the mechanism ...

    Authors: Fei Xiang, Si-yuan Ma, Yan-ling Lv, Dong-xia Zhang, Hua-pei Song and Yue-sheng Huang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:16

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Joint contracture is the major clinical complication in burn patients, especially, the severe burn patients. This study aimed to investigate the number and severity of joint contractures in patients with burns...

    Authors: Jianglin Tan, Jian Chen, Junyi Zhou, Huapei Song, Huan Deng, Ming Ao, Gaoxing Luo and Jun Wu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:17

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Patients with extensive burns usually develop pro-coagulation soon after the injury if there is no sepsis occurred. We describe the case of an extensive burn adult suffering from hypocoagulation not related to...

    Authors: Jian Liu, Yiqing Liu, Shengjun Liu, Qin Zhang, Jiexin Zheng, Yiwen Niu and Xuefeng Wang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:13

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Triage trauma scores are utilised to determine patient disposition, interventions and prognostication in the care of trauma patients. Heart rate variability (HRV) and heart rate complexity (HRC) reflect the au...

    Authors: Aravin Kumar, Nan Liu, Zhi Xiong Koh, Jayne Jie Yi Chiang, Yuda Soh, Ting Hway Wong, Andrew Fu Wah Ho, Takashi Tagami, Stephanie Fook-Chong and Marcus Eng Hock Ong

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:12

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Psychiatric and substance use disorders are common among trauma and burn patients and are known risk factors for repeat episodes of trauma, known as trauma recidivism. The epidemiology of burn recidivism, spec...

    Authors: Sarah L. Laughon, Bradley N. Gaynes, Lori P. Chrisco, Samuel W. Jones, Felicia N. Williams, Bruce A. Cairns and Gary J. Gala

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:9

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Our previous work suggested that microtubule associated protein 4 (MAP4) phosphorylation led to mitochondrial dysfunction in MAP4 phosphorylation mutant mice with cardiomyopathy, but the detailed mechanism was...

    Authors: Lingfei Li, Junhui Zhang, Qiong Zhang, Yuesheng Huang and Jiongyu Hu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:8

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Burns are life-threatening with high morbidity and mortality. Reliable diagnosis supported by accurate burn area and depth assessment is critical to the success of the treatment decision and, in some cases, ca...

    Authors: Chong Jiao, Kehua Su, Weiguo Xie and Ziqing Ye

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:6

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Keloids are the result of abnormal wound healing and often are subject to infections and recurrent inflammation. We present a study conducted with a 1470 nm diode laser using an intralesional optical fiber dev...

    Authors: Ke Li, Fabio Nicoli, Wen Jing Xi, Zheng Zhang, Chunxiao Cui, Ahmed Al-Mousawi, Alberto Balzani, Yun Tong and Yixin Zhang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:5

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  16. Content type: Review

    Burns are a significant cause of trauma, and over the years, the focus of patient care has shifted from just survival to facilitation of improved functional outcomes. Typically, burn treatment, especially in t...

    Authors: Mathew Varkey, Dafydd O. Visscher, Paul P. M. van Zuijlen, Anthony Atala and James J. Yoo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:4

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Prognostic measures to determine burn mortality are essential in evaluating the severity of individual burn victims. This is an important process of triaging patients with high risk of mortality that may be nu...

    Authors: Henry Tan Chor Lip, Jih Huei Tan, Mathew Thomas, Farrah-Hani Imran and Tuan Nur’ Azmah Tuan Mat

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:3

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  18. Content type: Review

    There is a vast number of treatments on the market for the management of wounds and burns, representing a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide. These include conventional wound dressings, dressings that inc...

    Authors: Rachael Zoe Murray, Zoe Elizabeth West, Allison June Cowin and Brooke Louise Farrugia

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2019 7:2

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  19. Content type: Review

    Wound management is a major global challenge and a big financial burden to the healthcare system due to the rapid growth of chronic diseases including the diabetes, obesity, and aging population. Modern soluti...

    Authors: Hao Lu, Long Yuan, Xunzhou Yu, Chengzhou Wu, Danfeng He and Jun Deng

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:35

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The lower third of the nose is one of the most important cosmetic units of the face, and its reconstructive techniques remain a big challenge. As an alternative approach to repair or regenerate the nasal tissu...

    Authors: Si-Liang Xue, Kai Liu, Ornella Parolini, Yue Wang, Li Deng and Yong-Can Huang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:34

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  21. Content type: Research article

    This is a parallel three-arm prospective randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing Algisite™ M, Cuticerin™, and Sorbact® as donor site dressings in paediatric split-thickness skin grafts (STSG). All three we...

    Authors: Craig A. McBride, Roy M. Kimble and Kellie A. Stockton

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:33

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Burns are a devastating injury that can cause physical and psychological issues. Limited data exist on long-term mental health (MH) after unintentional burns sustained during childhood. This study assessed lon...

    Authors: Janine M. Duke, Sean M. Randall, Thirthar P. Vetrichevvel, Sarah McGarry, James H. Boyd, Suzanne Rea and Fiona M. Wood

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:32

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  23. Content type: Research article

    A number of studies report high prevalence of mental health conditions among burn patients. However there is a need to understand differences in the temporal relationship between mental health conditions and i...

    Authors: Thirthar P Vetrichevvel, Sean M Randall, Fiona M Wood, Suzanne Rea, James H Boyd and Janine M Duke

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:31

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Severe burn is associated with significant changes in body weight due to resuscitation volumes, fluid shifts, a hypermetabolic state, prolonged bed rest, and caloric intake. Our goal was to quantify and descri...

    Authors: Denisse Mendez-Romero, Audra T Clark, Alana Christie and Steven E Wolf

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:30

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The molecular pattern of severe burn-induced acute lung injury, characterized by cell structure damage and leukocyte infiltration, remains unknown. This study aimed to determine whether calpain, a protease inv...

    Authors: Peng-Ran Du, Hong-Ting Lu, Xi-Xiang Lin, Li-Feng Wang, Yan-Xia Wang, Xiao-Ming Gu, Xiao-Zhi Bai, Ke Tao and Jing-Jun Zhou

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:28

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  26. Content type: Review

    The USA is currently going through an opioid crisis, associated with tremendous economic and societal impacts. In response to this crisis, healthcare professionals are looking for alternative pain management m...

    Authors: Hannah Zhao-Fleming, Audrey Hand, Kelly Zhang, Robert Polak, Armand Northcut, Daron Jacob, Sharmila Dissanaike and Kendra P. Rumbaugh

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:25

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Inhalational injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in burns patients. This study aims to analyse the clinical outcomes, complications and bacteriology of inhalational burn patients.

    Authors: Si Jack Chong, Yee Onn Kok, Rosanna Xiang Ying Tay, Desai Suneel Ramesh, Kok Chai Tan and Bien Keem Tan

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:26

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Previous reports individually identified different factors that predict death after burns. The authors employed the multi-center American Burn Association’s (ABA) National Burn Repository (NBR) to elucidate wh...

    Authors: Dmitry Zavlin, Vishwanath Chegireddy, Stefanos Boukovalas, Anna M. Nia, Ludwik K. Branski, Jeffrey D. Friedman and Anthony Echo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:24

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Disparity between medical treatment for men and women has been recorded worldwide. However, it is difficult to find out if the disparities in both the use of resources and outcome depend entirely on sex-relate...

    Authors: Laura Pompermaier, Moustafa Elmasry, Islam Abdelrahman, Mats Fredrikson, Folke Sjöberg and Ingrid Steinvall

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:22

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  30. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to investigate the difference between ultrasonographic findings of normal skin and those of re-epithelialized skin after partial-thickness burns and to evaluate the relationship between these ...

    Authors: Jong Dae Kim, Suk Joon Oh, Sun Gyu Kim, Song Vogue Ahn, Yu Jin Jang, Ban Seok Yang, Ji Yun Jeong and Kwang Jo Kim

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:21

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this study is to present our experience with the modified pins and rubber band traction system, discuss problems encountered, and make recommendations to optimize outcomes.

    Authors: Cheng Hean Lo, Simone H. Nothdurft, Hye-Sung Park, Eldho Paul and James Leong

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:23

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  32. Content type: Review

    Material extrusion additive manufacturing has rapidly grown in use for tissue engineering research since its adoption in the year 2000. It has enabled researchers to produce scaffolds with intricate porous geo...

    Authors: Andrew Gleadall, Dafydd Visscher, Jing Yang, Daniel Thomas and Joel Segal

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:19

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  33. Content type: Review

    Venous ulcers are a common chronic problem in many countries especially in Northern Europe and USA. The overall prevalence of this condition is 1% rising to 3% in the over 65 years of age. Over the last 25 yea...

    Authors: Ting Xie, Junna Ye, Kittipan Rerkasem and Rajgopal Mani

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:18

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Injury triggers a range of systemic effects including inflammation and immune responses. This study aimed to compare infectious disease admissions after burn and other types of injury using linked hospital adm...

    Authors: Janine M. Duke, Sean M. Randall, James H. Boyd, Mark W. Fear, Suzanne Rea and Fiona M. Wood

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:17

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  35. Content type: Review

    Cell therapy has emerged as an important component of life-saving procedures in treating burns. Over past decades, advances in stem cells and regenerative medicine have offered exciting opportunities of develo...

    Authors: Zhe Li and Peter Maitz

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:13

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Severe burns injury is a serious pathology, leading to teratogenicity and significant mortality, and it also has a long-term social impact. The aim of this article is to describe the hospitalized population wi...

    Authors: Hao Tian, Liangxi Wang, Weiguo Xie, Chuanan Shen, Guanghua Guo, Jiaqi Liu, Chunmao Han, Licheng Ren, Yi Liang, Yong Tang, Yuan Wang, Meifang Yin, Jiaping Zhang and Yuesheng Huang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:14

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Bacterial infection is one of the most common complications in burn, trauma, and chronic refractory wounds and is an impediment to healing. The frequent occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria due to ir...

    Authors: Tengfei Liu, Yuqing Liu, Menglong Liu, Ying Wang, Weifeng He, Gaoqiang Shi, Xiaohong Hu, Rixing Zhan, Gaoxing Luo, Malcolm Xing and Jun Wu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:16

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  38. Content type: Review

    Burn injuries in children can result in life-long disfigurement. As medical and surgical techniques of burn management improve survival prospects more than ever before, body image adjustment is increasingly a ...

    Authors: Ian C. C. King

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2018 6:12

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