Accelerated healing of full-thickness skin wounds in a wet environment.

@article{Svensj2000AcceleratedHO,
  title={Accelerated healing of full-thickness skin wounds in a wet environment.},
  author={Tor Svensj{\"o} and Bohdan Pomahac and Feng Yao and Jaromir Slama and Elof Eriksson},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={602-12; discussion 613-4}
}
Full-thickness skin wounds are preferably allowed to heal under controlled hydration dressings such as hydrocolloids. It was hypothesized that a wet (liquid) environment rather than a dry or moist one would accelerate the wound healing process. We compared skin repair by secondary intention in full-thickness skin wounds in wet (saline), moist (hydrocolloid), and dry (gauze) conditions in an established porcine wound healing model. The study included three animals with a total of 70 wounds… CONTINUE READING

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