Studies on zinc in wound healing.

  title={Studies on zinc in wound healing.},
  author={Magnus S {\AA}gren},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum},
Topical zinc is widely used in wound treatment although the beneficial effect of zinc has only been documented in zinc-deficient patients who were given zinc orally. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of topically applied zinc on leg ulcer healing and examine its effect on some mechanisms in wound healing using standardized animal models. Additionally, absorption of zinc into wounds and intact skin treated topically with zinc was studied. In a double-blind trial… CONTINUE READING


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