Effect of botulinum toxin type A in the contraction of lesions treated with full-thickness grafts

Effect of botulinum toxin type A in the contraction of lesions treated with full-thickness grafts According to the data obtained, botulinum toxin seems to reduce secondary contraction of the graft, thus reducing local inflammation, as well as the density of fibroblasts and collagen deposition. Level of Evidence: Not ratable. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Effect of botulinum toxin type A in the contraction of lesions treated with full-thickness grafts

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-015-1126-x
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Abstract

According to the data obtained, botulinum toxin seems to reduce secondary contraction of the graft, thus reducing local inflammation, as well as the density of fibroblasts and collagen deposition. Level of Evidence: Not ratable.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 1, 2015

References

  • Treatment of inflamed hypertrophic scars using intralesional 5-FU
    Fitzpatrick, RE
  • Regulation of wound healing by growth factors and cytokines
    Werner, S; Grose, R
  • Healing and contraction of experimental full thickness wounds in the human
    Catty, RHC

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