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Clinical innovation: fish-derived wound product for cutaneous wounds

Eirik Cornelius Grøndahl, Jens Ahm Sørensen, Tellef Simonstad Sitje
10 December 2018

Recent research suggests that wound care products derived from fish skin could improve cutaneous wound healing. A PubMed search and extended literature search identified 392 articles relating to such research.
Evidence indicates that fish-derived scaffold materials are biocompatible, biodegradable and do not require frequent dressing change. It also provides properties that could accelerate wound healing, offer antibacterial and antiviral properties, and are not associated with disease transmission or unwanted immunological reactions.

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