Factors Affecting Wound Healing

  title={Factors Affecting Wound Healing},
  author={Shuaichen Guo and Luisa A. DiPietro},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={219 - 229}
Wound healing, as a normal biological process in the human body, is achieved through four precisely and highly programmed phases: hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling. For a wound to heal successfully, all four phases must occur in the proper sequence and time frame. Many factors can interfere with one or more phases of this process, thus causing improper or impaired wound healing. This article reviews the recent literature on the most significant factors that affect… 

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