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3-D Wound Scanner: A Novel, Effective, Reliable, and Convenient Tool for Measuring Scar Area

Burns Journal. Oct, 25, 2018 (epub ahead of print).

Highlights:
•Innovative use of portable 3D wound scanners to measure scar area;.
•Questioned the gold standard of the measurement of scar area, profile method, and showed this method is not suitable for measurement of hypertrophic scar area;
•Traditional methods are adequate for flat areas, however, errors are large in radial and angled areas. Scar was divided into three categories, flat, radial (cylindrical), and angled such as joints…

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