Peer Reviewed Publications

A Clinical Case Report to Evaluate a Piscine Xenograft in a Gingival Soft Tissue Augmentation Procedure.
Irina F. Dragan, DDS, MS, Mariana Caramida, DDS PhD student, Miha Pirc, DMD, Hilmar Kjartansson, MD, FACEM, Nadeem Karimbux, DMD, MMSc. Trends in Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, Elsevier, 2017.
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Regenerative and Antibacterial Properties of Acellular Fish Skin Grafts and Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane: Implications for Tissue Preservation in Combat Casualty Care.
Magnusson S, Baldursson BT, Kjartansson H, Rolfsson O, Sigurjonsson GF. Mil Med. 2017 Mar;182(S1):383–8
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Marine Omega3 Wound Matrix for the Treatment of Complicated Wounds
T. T. Trinh; F. Dünschede; C.-F. Vahl; B. Dorweiler. Phlebologie. 2016 Apr;45(2):93-98.
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A Prospective, Postmarket, Compassionate Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Acellular Fish-skin Graft Which Contains Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Closure of Hard-to-heal Lower Extremity Chronic Ulcers.
Chun K. Yang MD; Thais O. Polanco MD; and John C. Lantis II MD FACS. Wounds Compend Clin Res Pract. 2016 Apr;28(4):112-8.
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Healing Rate and Autoimmune Safety of Full-Thickness Wounds Treated With Fish Skin Acellular Dermal Matrix Versus Porcine Small-Intestine Submucosa: A Noninferiority Study
Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, H. Kjartansson MD, Fifa Konradsdóttir MSc, Palmar Gudnason MSc, G. F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng and Sigrun H. Lund PhD. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2015 Mar;14(1):37-4.
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Use of Acellular Fish Skin for Dura Repair in an Ovine Model: A Pilot Study.
Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ingvar H. Olafsson MD, Sigurbergur Karason MD, Hjalti Thorisson MD, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Eggert Gunnarsson DVM PhD, Einar Jorundsson DVM PhD, G. F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng. Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery, 2015 Oct;5(4):124-136.
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Decellularized Fish Skin: Characteristics that Support Tissue Repair.
Skuli Magnusson BSc; Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD; Hilmar Kjartansson MD; Gudny E. Thorlacius MSc; Ivar Axelsson MSc; Ottar Rolfsson PhD; G. Fertram Sigurjonsson. Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2015 Dec;101(12):567-73.
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Articles

Acceleration of Wound Healing Through Utilization of Fish Skin Containing Omega-3 Fatty Acids.Skuli Magnusson BSc; Christopher L. Winters DPM, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G.F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng. Today’s Wound Clinic. 2016 May; 10(5)
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Conference Posters and Presentations

 

The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring. April 5-9, 2017. San Diego, California.

Omega-3 Acellular Graft: Effective in the Treatment of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers
Flor MacQuhae MD, Ingrid Herskovitz MD, Aqsa Kahn BS BA, Penelope Kallis BS BA, Jose Jaller MD, Luis Borda MD, Aliette Espinosa CCRP, Robert S. Kirsner MD PhD.

Cost Effectiveness of Wound Treatment with Fish Skin – Results of a Prognostic Study
John C. Lantis II MD FACS, Christopher Winters DPM, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Acellular Fish Skin Prevents Re-Infection and Amputation in Exposed Bone Lower Extremity Wounds with History of MRSA and Chronic Osteomyelitis.
Christopher Winters DPM.

Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Cover: Case Report.
Christopher Winters DPM, Baldur T. Baldursson PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Gunnar Johannsson MD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Fish Skin Treatment Results in Lower Use of Antibiotics: A Retrospective Study on 68 Chronic Wounds.
Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Gunnar Johannsson MD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Fish Skin Grafts, Amnion Membrane, Human Cadaver Skin and Mammalian Tissue-Based Products – Comparison of Structure, Lipid Content and Cellular Interactions.
John C. Lantis II MD FACS, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Rosa S. Sigurdardottir, Ingibjorg L. Haflidadottir, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Hemostatic Properties of Acellular Fish Skin Grafts and Gelatin Sponges Evaluated in an Acute Porcine Liver Square Lesion Model.
Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Hilmarsson PhD, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Omega3 Rich Fish Skin is a Bacterial Barrier Against S. Aureus in Vitro and P. Mirabilis in Vivo.
Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Fish Skin Supports 3D Ingrowth of Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a 21 day in Vitro Model.Skuli Magnusson BSc, David M. Burmeister PhD, Robert J. Christy PhD, Matthew K. McIntyre BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

 

10th annual Translational to Clinical (T2C) Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Conference, March 9-11, 2017, The Ohio State University's Ohio Union.

Cost Effectiveness of Wound Treatment with Fish Skin – Results of a Prognostic Study
John C. Lantis II MD FACS, Christopher Winters DPM, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Cover: Case Report.
Christopher Winters DPM, Baldur T. Baldursson PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Gunnar Johannsson MD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MEng.

 

Wounds UK Annual Conference. 14-16 Nov 2016. Harrogate International Centre.

Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Covering: Case Report. Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Gudbjorg Palsdottir RN, Christopher Winters DPM, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Gunnar Johannsson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Cost Saving Potential of Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Cost Simulation Study on Diabetic Foot  Ulcers. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Christopher Winters DPM, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin is a Barrier to Bacterial Invasion Compared to Human Allograft and Mammalian Derived Matrix Products. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

International State-of-the-Science Meeting on Minimizing the Impact of Wound Infections Following Blast-Related Injuries.29 November - 1 December 2016. National Capital Region.

Omega3 Rich Fish Skin as Infection-Prevention Strategy after Blast Injuries: An in vitro Bacterial Barrier Study. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

Asian Society for Vascular Surgery and the 11th Asian Venous Forum, October 20-23, 2016.Grand Hyatt Singapore,Singapore.

Superior Three-Dimensional Cell Ingrowth in Acellular Fish Skin Graft Compared to Human Skin/Amnion/Chorion Tissues. (Lecture). John C. Lantis MD FACS, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Cost Saving Potential of Omega3 Fish Skin. A Cost Simulation Study on Diabetic Foot Ulcers (Oral Presentation).John C. Lantis MD FACS, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Christopher Winters DPM, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Omega3 Fish Skin Graft* for Surgical-, Trauma-, Venous-, Arterial- and Diabetic Wounds: A Retrospective Clinical Study. (Prize Oral Presentation). John C. Lantis MD FACS, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Gudbjorg Palsdottir RN, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Covering: Case Report. John C. Lantis MD FACS, Christopher Winters DPM, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Gunnar Johannsson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

The Desert Foot, October 19-22, 2016. Sheraton Grand Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.

Cost Saving Potential of Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Cost Simulation Study on Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Christopher Winters DPM, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Covering: Case Report. Christopher Winters DPM, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Gunnar Johannsson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Treatment with Acellular Fish Skin Results in Lower Use of Antibiotics: A Retrospective Study on 68 Chronic Wounds. Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Gudbjorg Palsdottir RN, Madeleine Flanagan MSc RN, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin is a Barrier to Bacterial Invasion Compared to Human Allograft and Mammalian Derived Matrix Products. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Structure of Acellular Fish Skin is Conducive for Cell Ingrowth Compared to Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Allograft. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall. October 7-9, 2016. Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.

Fish Skin Supports 3D Cell Ingrowth of Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells for 21 days in vitro. Skuli Magnusson BSc, David M. Burmeister PhD, Robert J. Christy PhD, Matthew K. McIntyre BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Cost Saving Potential of Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Cost Simulation Study on Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Christopher Winters DPM, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin as a Bone and Tendon Covering: Case Report. Christopher Winters DPM, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Gudbjorg Palsdottir RN, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Gunnar Johannsson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Treatment with Acellular Fish Skin Results in Lower Use of Antibiotics: A Retrospective Study on 68 Chronic Wounds. Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Gudbjorg Palsdottir RN, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin is a Barrier to Bacterial Invasion Compared to Human Allograft and Mammalian Derived Matrix Products. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Structure of Acellular Fish Skin is Conducive for Cell Ingrowth Compared to Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Allograft. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Hemostatic Properties of Acellular Fish Skin for Acute Wound Care. Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Hilmarsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

Dreilandertagung. October 5-8, 2016. Bern, Switzerland.

Cost Saving Potential of Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Cost Simulation Study on Diabetic Foot Ulcers. (Oral Presentation). Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Christopher Winters DPM, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin Graft’s Structure and Bioactivity is Better Preserved Compared to Mammalian Derived Scaffolds due to Less Harsh Processing. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur Tumi Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

Military Health System Research Symposium. August 15-18, 2016. Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, Florida,

Acellular Fish Skin Acts as a Barrier to Bacterial Invasion for Over 48 Hours in a Two Chamber Model. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Superior Cell Ingrowht with Fish Skin Graft Compared to Human Allograft: Importance for Preserving Tissue Viability in Acute Battlefield Wounds? Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin Graft Reduces Need for antibiotics: A Retrospective Study on 68 Wounds. Gudbjorg Palsdottir RN, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Skuli Magnusson Bsc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

The 12th International Symposium on Periodontics and Restoratvie Dentistry: Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts, June 16-19, 2016.

A Clinical Case Report to Evaluate Omega-3 Wound™ in a Gingival Soft Tissue Augmentation Procedure. Irina Dragan DDS MSc, Nadeem Karimbux DMD MMSc, Mariana Caramida DDS.

 

26th conference of European Wound Management Association,10th Deutscher Wundkongress and the the 2nd WundD.A.C.H conference. May 11-13, 2016. Bremen, Germany.

A prospective, single-center, non-blinded, non-comparative, post-market, compassionate clinical evaluation of a Novel Acellular Fish Skin Graft for the closure of diabetic foot wounds that have undergone bone and soft tissue resection for acute infection. Thais O. Polanco MD, John C. Lantis II MD FACS.

The effect of debridement frequency on the outcomes of 18 cases of lower extremity wounds treated with a Fish Skin Extracellular Matrix. C. Kevin Yang MD, Thais O. Polanco MD, John C. Lantis II MD FACS.

87% of Wounds Either Improved or Healed after 4 weeks of Treatment with Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Retrospective Study on 68 Wounds. Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD; Skuli Magnusson BSc; Hilmar Kjartansson MD; G. F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Acellular Fish Skin Graft is Effective Barrier to Bacterial Invasion for Over 48 Hours in a Two Chamber Model. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Fifa Konradsdottir MSc, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Successful Healing of 20 Chronic Wounds with Acellular Fish Skin - Case Study. Christopher L. Winters DPM; Jessica Patterson DPM.

Superior Three-Dimensional Cell Ingrowth in Acellular Fish Skin Graft Compared to Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane (Oral Presentation). John C. Lantis II MD FACS, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD; Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. F. Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

Biologic Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine, Ninth Symposium. April 28-30, 2016. Silverado Resort – Napa, California.

Acellular Fish Skin Graft’s Structure and Bioactivity is Better Preserved Compared to Mammalian Derived Scaffolds due to Less Harsh Processing. John C. Lantis II MD FACS, Thais O. Polanco MD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, Fifa Konradsdottir MSc, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

 

51st Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Society for the Study of Diabetes April 21-22, 2016. Reykjavik, Iceland.

Acellular Fish Skin Graft’s Structure and Bioactivity is Better Preserved Compared to Mammalian Derived Scaffolds due to Less Harsh Processing. (Lecture). Skuli Magnusson BSc.51st Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Society for the Study of Diabetes in Reykjavik, Iceland, 21-22 April 2016.

 

The 28th Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society, SAWC-Spring/WHS Joint Meeting: April 13–17, 2016, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

A prospective, single-center, non-blinded, non-comparative, post-market, compassionate clinical evaluation of a Novel Acellular Fish Skin Graft for the closure of diabetic foot wounds that have undergone bone and soft tissue resection for acute infection. Thais O. Polanco MD, John C. Lantis II MD FACS.

The effect of debridement frequency on the outcomes of 18 cases of lower extremity wounds treated with a Fish Skin Extracellular Matrix. C. Kevin Yang MD, Thais O. Polanco MD, John C. Lantis II MD FACS.

Acellular Fish Skin Graft is Effective Barrier to Bacterial Invasion for Over 48 Hours in a Two Chamber Model. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, G. Magnus Hermannsson MSc Eng, Fifa Konradsdottir MSc, Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Superior Three-Dimensional Cell Ingrowth in Acellular Fish Skin Graft Compared to Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane. Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Hilmar Kjartansson MD; Ottar Rolfsson PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Hemostatic Properties of an Acellular Fish Skin Graft: Relevance for Acute Wound Care. Fifa Konradsdottir MSc, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

87% of Wounds Either Improved or Healed after 4 weeks of Treatment with Acellular Fish Skin Graft: A Retrospective Study on 68 Wounds. Baldur T. Baldursson MD PhD, Skuli Magnusson BSc, Hilmar Kjartansson MD, G. Fertram Sigurjonsson MSc Eng.

Successful Healing of 20 Chronic Wounds with Acellular Fish Skin - Case Study. Christopher L. Winters DPM; Jessica L. Patterson DPM.