Healing of Cutaneous Wounds in the Common

  title={Healing of Cutaneous Wounds in the Common},
  author={Garter Snake and Thamnophis sirtalis and Dale A. Smith and Ian K. Barker},
  • Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis, +1 author Ian K. Barker
  • Published 2005
Healing of cutaneous wounds was studied in groups of common garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis) held at 13.50 C, 21°C and 300 C. Linear unsutured incisions and circular excisional wounds were evaluated two, five, and ten days after surgery, while linear sutured and unsutured incisions and circular and square excisional wounds were studied three and six weeks after wound production. The sequence of events during healing was the same for all experimental situations. The epithelial margins of the… CONTINUE READING


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