The Wound Healing Process: An Overview of the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms

  title={The Wound Healing Process: An Overview of the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms},
  author={Toma{\vz} Velnar and Tracey Bailey and Vladimir Smrkolj},
  journal={Journal of International Medical Research},
  pages={1528 - 1542}
Wound healing remains a challenging clinical problem and correct, efficient wound management is essential. Much effort has been focused on wound care with an emphasis on new therapeutic approaches and the development of technologies for acute and chronic wound management. Wound healing involves multiple cell populations, the extracellular matrix and the action of soluble mediators such as growth factors and cytokines. Although the process of healing is continuous, it may be arbitrarily divided… 
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