Stretchy silicone-based dressing could limit scarring

05/25/2011 | Medscape (free registration)

A thin, silicone-based dressing stretched over incisions after the removal of sutures provides uniform compression across wounds and minimized scarring in clinical trials, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers found in a study published in the Annals of Surgery. The study authors said larger clinical trials are in the works.

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