Effect of a silicone-containing dressing on exuberant granulation tissue formation and wound repair in horses.

@article{DucharmeDesjarlais2005EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a silicone-containing dressing on exuberant granulation tissue formation and wound repair in horses.},
  author={Marilys Ducharme-Desjarlais and Christophe J C{\'e}leste and Elodie Lepault and Christine L Theoret},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2005},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={1133-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of a silicone dressing on the rate and quality of repair of limb wounds and compare microvascular occlusion and apoptosis in wounds treated with the silicone dressing and those treated with a conventional dressing in horses. ANIMALS 5 horses. PROCEDURE Horses received two 6.25-cm2 wounds on each metacarpus. Ten wounds were treated with a silicone dressing; the other 10 were treated with a control dressing. Quality of repair and wound size were evaluated at… CONTINUE READING