A preliminary investigation of chitosan film as dressing for punch biopsy wounds in rats.

@article{Khan2003API,
  title={A preliminary investigation of chitosan film as dressing for punch biopsy wounds in rats.},
  author={Tanveer Ahmad Khan and Kok Khiang Peh},
  journal={Journal of pharmacy & pharmaceutical sciences : a publication of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Societe canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={20-6}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the wound healing efficacy of two chitosan films, Chit-AA and Chit-LA, in comparison with a commercial preparation, Omiderm, using punch biopsy wounds in rats. METHODS The punch biopsy wounds were created in the abdominal region of male Wistar rats. The films were evaluated in terms of transparency, flexibility, adherence property, ease of removal from wounds without damaging underlying tissues and fluid accumulation. In addition, the wounds were examined for dryness… CONTINUE READING
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