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Table 2: A few examples of hydrogel-based dressings and regenerative templates investigated in recent literature for the treatment of partial- and full-thickness burns, respectively

From: Polymeric hydrogels for burn wound care: Advanced skin wound dressings and regenerative templates

Burn depth Hydrogel precursor(s) Additional component(s) Reference(s)
Partial-thickness AMPS/PEGDA [20]
  AMPS Silver nanoparticles [27],[36],[37]
  Chitin ZnO nanoparticles [29],[30]
  Chitosan [15],[38]
  Keratin [39]
  Laponite®/alginate (*) Mafenide [40]
  PVA/chitosan Silver sulfadiazine [28],[41]
  PVA Silver nanoparticles [42]
  PVA/lysine/vanillin [43]
  PVP/PEG Honey [44]
  PVP/PEG Sea cucumber [45]
  Self-assembling peptides [46],[47]
Full-thickness Chitosan [25]
  Chitosan/collagen Lysostaphin [31]
  Collagen/PEG/fibrin [48]
  Dextran/PEGDA [49]
  Dextran Chitosan microparticles with EGF and VEGF [50]
  Hyaluronan [51]
  Hyaluronan/gelatin/PEGDA (Extracel®) [52]
  1. AMPS = 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid sodium salt, PEGDA = polyethylene glycol diacrylate, PVA = Polyvinyl alcohol, PVP = Polyvinyl pyrrolidone, PEG = polyethylene glycol, EGF = epidermal growth factor, VEGF = vascular endothelial growth factor, (*) Laponite is a gel forming clay