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Complex Evaluation of Chemical Necrectomy Using 40% Benzoic Acid in Burns
Czech Repiblic (IFMSA CZ) - Masaryk University, Brno
Department of Burns and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Faculty, Masaryk University in Brn
Prof. Pavel Brychta, M.D., Ph.D.
doc. MUDr. Břetislav Lipový Ph.D.
Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project without Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
The aim of the project is to evaluate the efficacy of chemical necrectomy in burns. The method is largely unknown and performed extensively in our department with good clinical results for many years. The evaluation will consist of retrospective clinical study dealing with epidemiology and clinical results of chemical necrectomies performed in 2001 through 2003. The prospective clinical study will consist of clinical, histological and toxicological evaluation of patients being just necrectomised using 40% benzoic acid.
What is the aim of the project?
The aim of the project is to evaluate the efficacy of chemical necrectomy in burns.
What techniques and methods are used?
What is the role of the student?
- The student will mainly observe
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Collecting histological samples under supervision
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Need of the stay in the operating theatres, collecting of samples for histological and toxicological examination, consultations with specialists in English.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students
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