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A prospective, randomised, controlled study compared ZenodermR (ZM) with DuoDERM ER (DE) in the treatment of split skin graft donor areas in 64 patients. The donor site comfort was similar in the two groups. DE usage resulted in significantly faster healing but also a higher leakage rate than ZM. Two patients in the ZM group developed infection in their donor sites. The cost is significantly less with ZM than DE.
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Accepted: July 2, 1992
Received: January 6, 1992
© 1993 The British Association of Plastic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc.