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Effect of Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells on Scar Formation and Remodeling in a Pig Model: A Pilot Study
BACKGROUND Adipose‐derived stem cells (ASCs) have positive effects in the wound healing process. OBJECTIVE To clarify whether ASCs positively mitigate scar formation in the wound remodeling process.Expand
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Objective and Quantitative Evaluation of Scar Color Using the L*a*b* Color Coordinates
Scar color evaluation by clinical physicians has been based on subjective judgments. The purpose of this study was to investigate the application of a novel photographic analysis to produce anExpand
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Gluteal artery perforator flap: a viable alternative for sacral radiation ulcer and osteoradionecrosis.
Radiotherapy is a crucial part in the treatment of cancer; however, it may cause adverse effects to normal tissue such as radiation-induced ulcer and osteoradionecrosis. The few cases of conservativeExpand
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Evaluation of the Efficacy of Microsurgical Practice Through Time Factor Added Protocol: Microsurgical Training Using Nonvital Material
Purpose: The evaluation of microsurgical technique is often done in an attempt to enhance the skills of surgeons. However, it varies depending on the institution or supervisors. According to some ofExpand
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Relaxin-Expressing Adenovirus Decreases Collagen Synthesis and Up-Regulates Matrix Metalloproteinase Expression in Keloid Fibroblasts: In Vitro Experiments
Background: The hormone relaxin has been shown to affect the extracellular matrix by inhibiting collagen synthesis and expression in fibroblasts stimulated with a profibrotic agent. It also increasesExpand
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Combined Therapeutic Strategies for Keloid Treatment.
BACKGROUND Recent advances in keloid management favor the administration of combination therapy over monotherapy. OBJECTIVE The authors evaluated the safety and efficacy of combination therapy toExpand
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Correlation of Neotongue Volume Changes With Functional Outcomes After Long-Term Follow-Up of Total Glossectomy
As the survival rate of tongue cancer has increased, longer-term results of tongue reconstruction are also being considered. The aim of this study was to report the long-term outcomes of totalExpand
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Endothelial‐to‐mesenchymal transition induced by Wnt 3a in keloid pathogenesis
Endothelial‐to‐mesenchymal transition is a phenotypic conversion characterized by down‐regulation of vascular endothelial markers and the acquisition of a mesenchymal phenotype. We hypothesized thatExpand
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Penoscrotal reconstruction with gracilis muscle flap and internal pudendal artery perforator flap transposition.
OBJECTIVE Extensive defects of the perineal area, with exposure of the testes, are difficult to reconstruct. For the reconstruction of these defects, we applied gracilis muscle flap combined withExpand
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Metformin Alleviates Radiation-Induced Skin Fibrosis via the Downregulation of FOXO3
Background/Aims: Radiation-induced skin fibrosis is a common side effect of clinical radiotherapy. Our previous next-generation sequencing (NGS) study demonstrated the reduced expression of theExpand
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