Wright Medical Group has commercially launched its system for split-thickness skin grafting via a minimised donor site.

The XPANSION Micrografting System is a single-use disposable instrument kit that can deliver the effectiveness of conventional auto-grafting techniques in an outpatient setting.

It is designed to harvest, expand and apply split-thickness skin micro-autografts on both chronic and acute wounds.

Micrografting allows greater wound coverage with reduced patient morbidity, delivered at a lower cost.

The company explained that the XPANSION’s ability to “micro-morselise” a very small skin graft delivers wound site coverage of up to 100 times the size of the donor site graft.

It added that the device could have limb and life-saving implications in the treatment of large traumatic and burn wounds where donor skin may be limited.

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The kit was invented by Elof Eriksson, chief of plastic surgery at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, US, and a Harvard Medical School professor.