Epidermal growth factor-containing wound closure enhances wound healing in non-diabetic and diabetic rats


Dogan S., DEMİRER S., Kepenekci I., Erkek B., KIZILTAY A., Hasirci N., ...More

INTERNATIONAL WOUND JOURNAL, vol.6, no.2, pp.107-115, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1742-481x.2009.00584.x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL WOUND JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-115
  • Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Epidermal growth factor, Hydroxyproline content, Tensile strength, Wound healing

Abstract

Background: This study was designed to elucidate the in vivo efficacy of epidermal growth factor (EGF) on wound healing in non diabetic and diabetic rats.