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Comparison of commonly used mesher types in burns surgery revisited

Rieka Taghizadeh, Phillip M Gilbert
Burns 2008, 34 (1): 109-10
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Meshed skin grafts are commonly used in the treatment of burns. Machines for meshing skin are expensive and therefore choosing the correct machine is important. We describe the two available groups of meshers, those that use carriers and those that do not, with advantages and disadvantages of each group. A cost comparison of the use of each type of mesher has been formulated. This information should aid the purchasers in making a more informed choice.

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