FDA clears fish-skin treatment for wound healing

11/12/2013 | MedCityNews.com · MedGadget.com

The FDA has approved a new treatment for chronic wounds, such as diabetic ulcers, that uses skin from Atlantic cod containing omega3 lipids. When the sheet is put into or on human skin, the patient's own cells populate it and help convert it into living tissue, according to Kerecis, an Icelandic startup that developed the treatment.

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