Development of a porcine excisional wound model.

  title={Development of a porcine excisional wound model.},
  author={Adam John Singer and Steve A. McClain},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  volume={10 10},
OBJECTIVES To develop a porcine model for cutaneous tangential excisional wounds. METHODS This was a prospective, longitudinal, blinded experiment on four isoflurane-anesthetized swine. Forty standardized excisional wounds (1 square inch each) were created with an electric dermatome set at a depth of 300, 600, 750, or 900 microm. Full-thickness wounds… CONTINUE READING