Walter Tiang Lee Tan

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The presence of nitric oxide (NO) is associated with enhanced wound fibroblast collagen synthesis; previous observations have focused on the effect of NO on wound collagen content. This article emphasizes the effect of nitrosothiols on wound collagen deposition and matrix-metalloproteinase activity, which is the primary breakdown pathway of collagen. We(More)
* Immediate Past Master, Academy of Medicine, Singapore Adjunct Professor of Surgery, National University of Singapore Medical Director, Raffles Hospital, Singapore Address for Reprints: Dr Walter T L Tan, Medical Director’s Office, Raffles Hospital, Level 11, 585 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188770. †Delivered during the 36th Annual Combined Surgical(More)
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