Review of Bacterial Cellulose in Wound-Care

  • Portela, R., Leal, C. R., Almeida, P. L., & Sobral, R. G. (2019). Bacterial cellulose: a versatile biopolymer for wound dressing applications. Microbial Biotechnology, 12(4), 586–610. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.13392  Read More​       

  • Bacakova, L., Pajorova, J., Bacakova, M., Skogberg, A., Kallio, P., Kolarova, K., & Svorcik, V. (2019). Versatile Application of Nanocellulose: From Industry to Skin Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing. Nanomaterials, 9(2), 164. doi: 10.3390/nano9020164  Read More

  • Li, J., Cha, R., Mou, K., Zhao, X., Long, K., Luo, H., … Jiang, X. (2018). Nanocellulose-Based Antibacterial Materials. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 7(20), 1800334. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201800334  Read More


Clinical Application

Acute Wounds

  • Burn

    • Aboelnaga, A., Elmasry, M., Adly, O. A., Elbadawy, M. A., Abbas, A. H., Abdelrahman, I., … Steinvall, I. (2018). Microbial cellulose dressing compared with silver sulphadiazine for the treatment of partial thickness burns: A prospective, randomised, clinical trial. Burns, 44(8), 1982–1988. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2018.06.007 ​ Read More

    • Muangman, P., Opasanon, S., Suwanchot, S., & Thangthed, O. (2011). Efficiency of Microbial Cellulose Dressing in Partial-Thickness Burn Wounds. The Journal of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists, 3(1), 16–19. doi: 10.1016/j.jcws.2011.04.001  Read More

  • Skin Graft Donor Site

    • Hakkarainen, T., Koivuniemi, R., Kosonen, M., Escobedo-Lucea, C., Sanz-Garcia, A., Vuola, J., … Kavola, H. (2016). Nanofibrillar cellulose wound dressing in skin graft donor site treatment. Journal of Controlled Release, 244, 292–301. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2016.07.053  Read More

  • Skin Tear

Chronic Wounds

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    • Solway, D. R., Clark, W. A., & Levinson, D. J. (2010). A parallel open-label trial to evaluate microbial cellulose wound dressing in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. International Wound Journal, 8(1), 69–73. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-481x.2010.00750.x  Read More

  • Venous Leg Ulcer

    • Coelho, V. H. M., Alvares, L. D., Carbinatto, F. M., Junior, A. E. D. A., Angarita, D. P. R., & Bagnato, V. S. (2017). Photodynamic Therapy, Laser Therapy and Cellulose Membrane for the Healing of Venous Ulcers: Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Nursing & Care, 06(02). doi: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000387  Read More