Split-Thickness Skin Grafting

A Primer for Orthopaedic Surgeons

Benjamin C. Taylor, MD; Jacob J. Triplet, DO; Mark Wells, MD


J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021;29(20):855-861. 

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Future Directions

Composite cultured skin analogs, combined with mesenchymal stem cells, have promising opportunity for superior outcomes. In addition, knockout gene porcine xenografts and acellular fish skin xenografts are providing continued advancements in the field of STSG substitutes.