J Korean Burn Soc.  2010 Dec;13(2):97-100.

Treatment of Sequelae of Burn Injury with Microneedling Procedure (Dermastamp(R))

Affiliations
  • 1Department of General Surgery, Bestian Hospital, Seoul, Korea. ijarie@ibestian.com
  • 2Department of Family Medicine, Bestian Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • 3Department of Emergency Medicine, Bestian Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • 4Department of Bestian Hospital, Bestian Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

PURPOSE
Many burn patients have been suffered from sequelae of burn injury (itching, pain, heating sense, etc.). The treatment of those symptoms was not successful even though they are approached multiply. Some patients depend on folk remedies. We try to find the effectiveness of microneedling procedure (dermastamp(R)) which is used for esthetic purpose
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METHODS
25 patients were included who had been treated with the skin massage therapy from September 2008 to March 2009. They received the dermastamp(R) procedure once a week and surveyed from 2 months after procedure. The survey items were itching, pain, tightness, firmness, shape of scar, joint deformities. We divided the severity of symptoms into digit scale form 0 (no symptoms) to 10 (too severe to sleep) and the severity was estimated by patients. Statistical method was Wilcoxon signed rank test.
RESULTS
The patient group consisted of 8 males and 17 females. The mean age was 22.2+/-13.8 years old. The average time that felt the effectiveness was 4.4+/-2.3 times. Statistically significant responses showed in itching, firmness (P<0.05), pain and tightness (P<0.01). Improvement of the shape of scar and joint deformities were not statistically significant.
CONCLUSION
Even now, no definite treatment against the sequelae of burn injury. Multimodalities of treatment in sequelae of burn injury are using and dermastamp(R) can be an additional method for sequelae of burn injury.

Keyword

Microneedling procedure (dermastamp(R)); Sequelae of burn injury; Itching; Pain
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