The Amniotic Membrane derived from donors after elective cesarean section is composed by an epidermal layer and an underlying connective tissue able to confer an high tensile strength. It is a source of various biologically active factors involved in tissue regeneration and wound healing. The amniotic membrane also shows anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties in addition to provide a structural support for growth and cell migration.
The Amniotic Membrane distributed by Skin Bank ERR can have different size ranging from 4 to 12 cm in length and 3 to 8 cm in width.
The Amniotic Membrane is widely used in ophthalmology and dermatology. It is distributed by Skin Bank ERR in the dermatological field for the treatment of burns and/or non-healing wounds.