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  1. Diabetes in conjunction with a foot burn can compound the challenges in wound healing; however, the impact of diabetes on outcomes of patients with foot burns has not been examined.

    Authors: E. Lawrence and F. Li

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:24

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Wound healing has being extensively investigated over the world. Healing impairment is caused by many reasons including increasing of free-radicals-mediated damage, delaying in granulation tissue formation, re...

    Authors: Le Thi Lien, Nguyen Thi Tho, Do Minh Ha, Pham Luong Hang, Phan Tuan Nghia and Nguyen Dinh Thang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:23

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The preference for a specific head shape can be influenced by people’s culture, religious beliefs and race. Modern Chinese people prefer a “talented” head shape, which is rounded and has a long profile. To obtain...

    Authors: Yi Liu, Bin Xiao, Cheng Zhang and Zhihong Su

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:22

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Quality of life and functional recovery after burn injury is the final goal of burn care, especially as most of burn patients survive the injury due to advanced medical science. However, dysfunction, disfigure...

    Authors: Ying Cen, Jiake Chai, Huade Chen, Jian Chen, Guanghua Guo, Chunmao Han, Dahai Hu, Jingning Huan, Xiaoyuan Huang, Chiyu Jia, Cecilia WP Li-Tsang, Jianan Li, Zongyu Li, Qun Liu, Yi Liu, Gaoxing Luo…

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:20

    Content type: Guideline

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  5. Nowadays, most patients with severe burns will survive their injury. This evolution is accompanied by the challenge to cover a large percentage of total body surface area burned. Consequently, more and more pa...

    Authors: PPM van Zuijlen, KLM Gardien, MEH Jaspers, EJ Bos, DC Baas, AJM van Trier and E Middelkoop

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:18

    Content type: Review

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  6. The author reviews his pioneering work in aesthetic restoration of the severely disfigured burn face first introduced in 1995 and refined over the past two decades. The reader will be exposed to the step by st...

    Authors: Elliott H. Rose

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:16

    Content type: Review

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  7. In January 2005, Rasulov et al. originally published “First experience in the use of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for the treatment of a patient with deep skin burns”. Here, we present the first e...

    Authors: Eduardo Mansilla, Gustavo H. Marín, Mirta Berges, Silvia Scafatti, Jaime Rivas, Andrea Núñez, Martin Menvielle, Roberto Lamonega, Cecilia Gardiner, Hugo Drago, Flavio Sturla, Mercedes Portas, Silvia Bossi, Maria Victoria Castuma, Sandra Peña Luengas, Gustavo Roque…

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:17

    Content type: Research article

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  8. For patients with skin defects such as burns, wound dressing plays important roles in protecting the wound. Before a novel wound dressing is applied to a patient, a series of tests should be performed to ensur...

    Authors: Xiaorong Zhang, Rui Xu, Xiaohong Hu, Gaoxing Luo, Jun Wu and Weifeng He

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:15

    Content type: Research article

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  9. A hypertrophic scar is a unique fibrotic disease that only exists in humans. Despite advances in burn care and rehabilitation, as well as progress in the management during these decades, the hypertrophic scar ...

    Authors: Jianglin Tan, Weifeng He, Gaoxing Luo and Jun Wu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:13

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The aim of this review was to explore the existing body of literature focusing on the intralesional treatments of keloids and hypertrophic scars.

    Authors: Aurelia Trisliana Perdanasari, Matteo Torresetti, Luca Grassetti, Fabio Nicoli, Yi Xin Zhang, Talal Dashti, Giovanni Di Benedetto and Davide Lazzeri

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:14

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Burn injury results in emotional stress affecting dietary intake and antioxidant micronutrient intake, which is known to have effects on recovery outcomes. The study aimed to assess dietary intake of antioxida...

    Authors: Mary Adjepong, Pius Agbenorku, Patricia Brown and Ibok Oduro

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:12

    Content type: Research article

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  12. “American Burn Association Practice Guidelines for Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Burn Patients” was published to provide recommendation for the prevention, diagnosi...

    Authors: Jie Luo and Guang-hua Guo

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:11

    Content type: Review

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  13. Regional anaesthesia has been proposed to reduce intraoperative blood loss, duration of hospital stay and in-hospital complications with improved postoperative pain control. General anaesthesia is advantageous...

    Authors: Naveen Yadav, Suma Rabab Ahmad, Nisha Saini, Babita Gupta, Chhavi Sawhney, Rakesh Garg, Vijay Sharma and Vivek Trikha

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:10

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The epidemiology of fractures of the humeral shaft has received little attention in Nigeria. This study was aimed at investigating the possible risk factors associated with diaphyseal humeral fractures among N...

    Authors: Vitalis Chukwuma Ezeuko, Agbonluai Richard Ehimigbai and Ehijele Loveth Esechie

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:3

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Although the feet involve a small percentage of the total body surface area, they can have major effects in daily life, caused by prolonged bed rest, hospitalization and high risk of both early and late compli...

    Authors: Tülay Kılıç, Pieta Krijnen, Wim E Tuinebreijer and Roelf S Breederveld

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:5

    Content type: Research article

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  16. During the rehabilitation phase of burn injury, patient care transitions from critical care medicine to restorative treatment strategies that encompass physical and occupational therapies, nutrition repletion,...

    Authors: Kathy Prelack, Yong Ming Yu and Robert L Sheridan

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:7

    Content type: Review

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  17. Burns are common in the UK and many of the 30,000 newly qualified doctors there will be faced with managing them in their first few years of practice. We are concerned that doctors are leaving medical school w...

    Authors: Thomas I Lemon, Simon Stapley, Andrea Idisis and Ben Green

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:6

    Content type: Research article

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  18. CD4+FOXP3+ regulatory T cells (Tregs) are a subset of CD4 T cells that play an essential role in maintaining peripheral immune tolerance, controlling acute and chronic inflammation, allergy, autoimmune diseases, ...

    Authors: William Y Yang, Ying Shao, Jahaira Lopez-Pastrana, Jietang Mai, Hong Wang and Xiao-feng Yang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2015 3:1

    Content type: Review

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  19. In the last decade, a new class of natural biomaterials derived from de-fatted soybean flour processed by either thermoset or extraction procedures has been developed. These biomaterials uniquely combine adapt...

    Authors: Rostislav V. Shevchenko and Matteo Santin

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20040187

    Content type: Original Article

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  20. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been accepted as a promising cell source in tissue repair and regeneration. However, the inability to enrich MSCs in target areas limits their wide application. As a result, ...

    Authors: Huili Wang, Xin Yan, Liangyun Shen, Shiyan Li, Yue Lin, Shuqin Wang, Xiang Lin Hou, Chunying Shi, Yun Yang, Jianwu Dai and Qian Tan

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20040181

    Content type: Original Article

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  21. Burn injuries are one of the most common and devastating afflictions on the human body. In this article we look back at how the treatment of burns has evolved over the centuries from a primarily topical therap...

    Authors: Kwang Chear Lee, Kavita Joory and Naiem S. Moiemen

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20040169

    Content type: Review Article

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  22. Wound closure represents a primary goal in the treatment of very deep and/or large wounds, for which the mortality rate is particularly high. However, the spontaneous healing of adult skin eventually results i...

    Authors: Marta Madaghiele, Christian Demitri, Alessandro Sannino and Luigi Ambrosio

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20040153

    Content type: Review Article

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  23. Traumatic injuries to maxillary anterior teeth are a common finding in children because of falls while playing. Sequelae of trauma to dental hard tissue include broken, lost, aspirated and swallowed teeth. One...

    Authors: N. B. Nagaveni and K. V. Umashankara

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20030141

    Content type: Case Report

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  24. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) causes postural control deficits and accordingly comparison of aberrant postural control against normal postural control may help diagnose mTBI. However, in the current liter...

    Authors: Sophie Bourelle, Redha Taiar, Benoit Berge, Vincent Gautheron and Jerome Cottalorda

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20030130

    Content type: Original Article

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  25. As an initial factor, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) caused by sepsis are the principal causes of death in burned patients. In this report, we measured the levels of tumor necrosis facto...

    Authors: Cheng Xu, Kunwu Fan, Lihua Xie, Wanan Chen and Liya Wang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20030125

    Content type: Original Article

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  26. Trauma is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Approximately 39.5% of deaths occur in the hospital, and the mortality rate of delayed death caused by septic complications is still high. Early predicti...

    Authors: He Jin, Zheng Liu, Ya Xiao, Xia Fan, Jun Yan and Huaping Liang

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20030106

    Content type: Review Article

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  27. Recent studies have revealed liver dysfunction as an early event in sepsis. Sepsis-associated liver dysfunction is mainly resulted from systemic or microcirculatory disturbances, spillovers of bacteria and end...

    Authors: Dawei Wang, Yimei Yin and Yongming Yao

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20030097

    Content type: Review Article

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  28. Burn injury significantly impacts the victim’s long-term quality of life, both physically and psychosocially. This prospective, observational study aimed to assess the physical and psychological health status ...

    Authors: Deborah J Dowda and Frank Li

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20020084

    Content type: Original Article

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  29. The formation of hypertrophic scars (HSs) is a fibroproliferative disorder of abnormal wound healing. HSs usually characterize excessive proliferation of fibroblasts, abnormal deposition of extracellular matri...

    Authors: Li Ma, Chengjun Gan, Yong Huang, Ying Wang, Gaoxing Luo and Jun Wu

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20020076

    Content type: Original Article

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  30. Restoration of the quality of life (QoL) of trauma injury survivors is the aim of trauma rehabilitation. It is generally acknowledged that sexuality is an important component of QoL; however, rehabilitation se...

    Authors: Kylie Marie Connell, Rosemary Coates and Fiona Melanie Wood

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20020061

    Content type: Review Article

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  31. Vascularized composite tissue allotransplantation (VCA) offers treatment options of complex functional deficiencies that cannot be repaired with conventional reconstructive methods. VCAs consist of blocks of f...

    Authors: Karoline Edtinger, Xiaoyong Yang, Hanae Uehara and Stefan G. Tullius

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20020053

    Content type: Review Article

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  32. Invasive fungal infection is one of the major complication of severe burns which can induce local or systemic inflammatory response and cause serious substantial damage to the patient. The incidence of fungal ...

    Authors: Gaoxing Luo, Jianglin Tan, Yizhi Peng, Jun Wu, Yuesheng Huang, Daizhi Peng, Xu Wang, Dahai Hu, Songtao Xie, Guoan Zhang, Chunmao Han, Xiaoyuan Huang, Ciyu Jia, Jiake Chai, Jingning Huan, Guanghua Guo…

    Citation: Burns & Trauma 2014 2:20020045

    Content type: Review Article

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