US Army Institute of Surgical Research Annual Research Progress Report for Fiscal Year 1988
Rept. for 1 Oct 1987-30 Sep 1988
ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX
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The Institute of Surgical Research has celebrated its first 40 years as a burn center with a symposium reviewing the accomplishments of its past and present staff members and its contributions to medicine in general and military surgery in particular. Partial contents include Clinical operations, center for treatment of burned soldiers, A two-stage technique for excision and grafting versus a one-stage technique for excision and grafting of burn wounds A prospective randomized study 5 Aqueous sulfamylonR soaks used in topical treatment of burned soldiers Studies of the neuroendocrine abnormalities in burn injury The effect of recombinant human growth hormone treatment on the rate of healing on burn patients who require skin grafting High frequency ventilation in patients with inhalation injury Quantification of dynamic splint forces on metacarpophalangeal function recovery Phase II study of human granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in patients with thermal injury Evaluation of in vitro cultivated keratinocytes as epithelial autografts for the closure of burn wound.
- Medicine and Medical Research