Immunonutrition: Role in Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration.

  title={Immunonutrition: Role in Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration.},
  author={Oliver S Chow and Adrian Barbul},
  journal={Advances in wound care},
  volume={3 1},
Significance: The role of immunonutrition in wound healing has been an area of both interest and controversy for many years. Although deficiencies in certain nutrients have long been known to impair healing, supplementation of specific immune modulating nutrients has not consistently yielded improvements in wound healing. Still, the prospect of optimizing nutrition to assist the immune system in wound repair bears great significance in both medical and surgical fields, as the costs of wound… CONTINUE READING