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Allicin, the active component of garlic, has been shown to have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Garlic has also been used historically by many cultures to heal wounds. Several animal studies have shown that garlic extracts increase the rate of wound healing and decrease the rate of infection.
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Name: Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]
Scar formation is the body's natural healing response to reestablish dermal integrity following an injury. Excessive scarring, however, can cause significant cosmetic, functional, and psychological pr...
Catecholamines play an important regulatory role in cutaneous wound healing. The exact role of dopamine in human epidermis has yet to be fully elucidated. Current published evidence describes its diff...
Oxygen plays a central role in wound healing. Recent technological advances have miniaturised oxygen delivery systems, with novel topical oxygen therapy allowing patients to receive oxygen therapy 24 ...
Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) has been demonstrated to specifically stimulate the multiplication and migration of keratinocytes. However, due to rapid degradation, the results of topical applicatio...
Recent studies have indicated that systemic topiramate can induce an improvement on the aesthetic appearance of skin scars. Here, we evaluated topical topiramate as an agent to improve wound healing i...
Cutaneous cancer-related pain is difficult to treat. These patients are often prescribed high systemic dosages of opioids. Yet, many patients continue to report pain while experiencing dos...
The purpose of this pilot study is to determine if Topical Oral Wound Emulsion (TOWE) assists with dental wound healing and relieves pain from oral wounds.
This is a multicenter pilot study to assess the healing effects of HO/03/03 on diabetic neuropathic plantar and venous ulcers. HO/03/03 action mechanism involves the manipulation of kerat...
The hypothesis is that topical opioids will hasten wound healing in humans.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the Topical Wound Oxygen (two2) therapy system on the healing of diabetic lower extremity ulcers.
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
A topical bacteriostat that is available as various salts. It is used in wound dressings and mouth infections and may also have antifungal action, but may cause skin ulceration.
Removal of degenerated and necrotic epithelium and underlying connective tissue of a periodontal pocket in an effort to convert a chronic ulcerated wound to an acute surgical wound, thereby insuring wound healing and attachment or epithelial adhesion, and shrinkage of the marginal gingiva. The term is sometimes used in connection with smoothing of a root surface or ROOT PLANING. (Jablonski; Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.
3,6-Diaminoacridine. Topical antiseptic used mainly in wound dressings.
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine are whole medical systems that did not fit with conventional medicine as they have completely different philosophies and ideas on the causes of disease, methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment. Although often overlapping, co...