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A skin graft is the removal of a section of skin from one region of the body that is transplanted on another region. Skin grafts can be used in numerous situations to close wounds. Patients receiving skin grafts remain hospitalized for one to two weeks after the graft surgery, which has led to the development of stem cell therapy that speeds up healing and enhances vascular development. These stem cells, multipotential cells that can develop into several different mature cells, have been successfully used to promote these objectives. Stem cells can come from a variety of sources, but adipose-derived stem cells have been found to be a reliable source for wound healing. These cells achieve this function through the secretion and use of naturally ...

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