Epicel product

Epicel is an autologous treatment for patients with deep dermal or full thickness burns comprising a total body surface area greater than or equal to 30%

Autologous treatment:

Burn repair using a patient's own cells

In 17 days, up to 96 grafts can be generated and shipped to your facility*

*Individual time may vary based on unforeseen impediments to culture growth or transportation interruptions

Skin graft dimensions - 6cm x 2cm

A full thickness biopsy measuring approximately 6cm long by 2cm wide

Epicel is permanent skin covering for severe burns

Epicel Patient Survival

In the Epicel Clinical
Experience databases,
954 adult and pediatric
patients with a mean
TBSA of 67.3% showed:

84.4% survival¹

The survival rate for pediatric patients was shown to be 88.8% (<21) patients (804/953)1

Burn patient survival In the 2016 National Burn Repository, 8,870 burn patients with a TBSA of 30%-90% showed: 68% survival2

A single biopsy will yield up to 96 Epicel grafts

4800 cm2 Additional Epicel grafts can be ordered for subsequent surgeries

In the Epicel Clinical Experience databases, 954 patients with a mean TBSA of 67.3% showed an overall 75% take rate1

Additional potential benefits of Epicel have been reported:

Rapid Wound

Epicel may assist in establishing a more rapid wound closure using the patient's own skin3


By using a patient's own multi-layer skin, Epicel can provide patients with functional tissue3

Lower Rate of Infection

Epicel was shown to lower the rate of postoperative infection by helping to facilitate early wound closure4


Dr. Rajiv Sood explains the benefits of Epicel


The Epicel Experience:
One Burn Center's Practice

History of Excellence

Epicel has been used for over 25 years and is manufactured in a state-of-the-art cell culturing facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Verified and Validated

Epicel is evaluated for cell sterility and viability, verified by a standard 14-day assessment and then confirmed prior to shipment with 300+ quality control measures

Expert support Provided

Cell Therapy Specialists are dedicated to providing personalized support for healthcare teams using Epicel

Burns constitute a significant expense

Epicel may lower the rate of postoperative infection and metabolic syndrome, which may lead to faster wound closure and reduced overall stay.3

Mean number of hospital days by TBSA in surviving patients2
%TBSA by Hospital Days
Mean cost of hospital stay by TBSA in surviving patients2
%TBSA by Hospital Charges (in thousands)

Call the Epicel reimbursement support hotline to speak with our reimbursement experts

Epicel is widely reimbursed and included on a majority of national insurance plans.
Click here to learn more about Epicel reimbursement