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Debridement and split-thickness skin grafting

Debridement – the removal of dead tissue from the burn – and split-thickness skin grafting (SSG) is a common technique to treat burn wounds. A well performed debridement is key to success. These steps will take you from preparation to postoperative care.

Enzymatic debridement

Debridement of burn wounds can be achieved using both surgical and non-surgical methods. Enzymatic debridement is a form of non-surgical debridement; the most commonly described and clinically applicable form of enzymatic debridement is NexoBrid®.

Cleaning and debridement of burn wounds

Cleaning and debridement are essential aspects of burn wound treatment. Whether performed at the emergency room or later in the treatment process, they prevent infection and facilitate wound healing.