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The Ultrastructure of Collagen: Its Relation to the Healing of Wounds and the Management of Hypertrophic Scar

The Ultrastructure of Collagen: Its Relation to the Healing of Wounds and the Management of... This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume is based on a symposium held in 1973 at the Research Institute of the Children's Hospital of Cincinnati under the chairmanship of J. J. Longacre, a noted plastic surgeon, recently deceased. The spectrum of topics is much broader than one might deduce from the somewhat misleading title. In fact, the major criticism is the disparity of subjects fitted under the rubric of "ultrastructure of collagen." Yet, this defect is more than compensated by the amount of intriguing information. There are chapters on wound sepsis, the influence of age on healing, long-term follow-up studies of meshed split-thickness grafting in burns, the effect of pressure on scars, the biological basis of Langer lines, the role of oxygen in bone healing, the control of mitosis in wound healing, as well as numerous articles on collagen, its structure, biochemistry, and role in "normal" scars as well as in keloids and hypertrophic scars. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

The Ultrastructure of Collagen: Its Relation to the Healing of Wounds and the Management of Hypertrophic Scar

Archives of Surgery , Volume 112 (1) – Jan 1, 1977

The Ultrastructure of Collagen: Its Relation to the Healing of Wounds and the Management of Hypertrophic Scar

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume is based on a symposium held in 1973 at the Research Institute of the Children's Hospital of Cincinnati under the chairmanship of J. J. Longacre, a noted plastic surgeon, recently deceased. The spectrum of topics is much broader than one might deduce from the somewhat misleading title. In fact, the major criticism is the disparity of...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1977 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1977.01370010105034
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This volume is based on a symposium held in 1973 at the Research Institute of the Children's Hospital of Cincinnati under the chairmanship of J. J. Longacre, a noted plastic surgeon, recently deceased. The spectrum of topics is much broader than one might deduce from the somewhat misleading title. In fact, the major criticism is the disparity of subjects fitted under the rubric of "ultrastructure of collagen." Yet, this defect is more than compensated by the amount of intriguing information. There are chapters on wound sepsis, the influence of age on healing, long-term follow-up studies of meshed split-thickness grafting in burns, the effect of pressure on scars, the biological basis of Langer lines, the role of oxygen in bone healing, the control of mitosis in wound healing, as well as numerous articles on collagen, its structure, biochemistry, and role in "normal" scars as well as in keloids and hypertrophic scars.

Journal

Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1977

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