Tracheal suture in rats with hypothyroidism: wound healing study.


PURPOSE To evaluate the influence of hypothyroidism in tracheal wound healing process. METHODS A controlled study was designed with 48 male Wistar rats, divided into two groups: study and control groups. In the first one hypothyroidism was surgically induced and 10 weeks after, a tracheal opening followed by suture was performed in both groups, subdivided… (More)

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