Two children were hospitalized for full-thickness burns. One was a 16-month-old child who touched an exposed steam radiator pipe, resulting in severe burns to the palm of her hand that required a skin graft.
According to the current scenario, several surgeons have pointed out that frozen skin graft has been significantly beneficial for treating full-thickness burns. Extensive wounds and burns application together are expected to hold significant share in frozen skin graft market during the forecast period.
The company announced in August that it had signed a cooperative research-and-development agreement with the Army Institute of Surgical Research and Rutgers University to expand development of its skin replacement product--known as engineered skin substitute (ESS)--for victims with deep partial and full-thickness burns.