A Study of Recent Trend of Collagen Sheet Dressing in Ulcer Management
Author(s): K Barathiraja and Gopalsamy Santhanam Prabudoss*
The study of wound healing has undergone very drastic changes in the last two decades. In this study of collagen sheet dressing in 94 patients of ulcer management were performed. Out of 94 patients, 57 patients were male, and 39 patients were female. Type of ulcer noted in this study are 49 patients m traumatic ulcer, 32 patients in diabetic ulcers, 12 patients in burns ,1patient in tropic ulcer. Collagen sheet dressing can be applied immediately upon soaking in sterile water or normal saline solution for 2 to 3 minutes. It does not require any pre-treatments or extensive washing to remove preservatives, etc as in others. Collagen sheet dressing reduces the wound pain significantly compared to other dressings and accelerating tissue remodelling without causing irritation.