Enhancement of ischemic wound healing by inducement of local angiogenesis.

@article{Milch2010EnhancementOI,
  title={Enhancement of ischemic wound healing by inducement of local angiogenesis.},
  author={Hannah S. Milch and Shai Y Schubert and Stephen B Hammond and Jeffrey H Spiegel},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2010},
  volume={120 9},
  pages={1744-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if monocytes activated toward an angiogenic phenotype can be used to improve ischemic tissue healing in a rat skin flap model. STUDY DESIGN Prospective experimental study on Wistar rats. METHODS A caudally based 9 x 3 cm dorsal skin/panniculus carnosus flap was raised in 15 rats. The animals were divided into three groups: the… CONTINUE READING