We report the technique of applying cryopreserved umbilical amnion to successfully manage post-traumatic, complex wounds with exposed bone, muscle, or tendon
Limb salvage with adjunctive umbilical cord
post-traumatic, complex wounds with exposed bone, muscle, or tendon
active infection without antibiotics
Applied in-office or OR
preop IV antibiotics
+: biological anti-inflammatory and anti-scarring properties
-: need to ensure the graft stays on wound until dissolved
infection, bleeding, loss of motion
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