The effect of Hirudoid on random skin-flap survival in rats


LİVAOĞLU M., KERİMOĞLU S., SOENMEZ B., LIVAOGLU A., KARACAL N.

JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY, vol.63, no.6, pp.1047-1051, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjps.2009.03.018
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1047-1051
  • Keywords: Random flap, Hirudoid, Rats, ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY, MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDE POLYSULFATE, HEPARIN, ENHANCEMENT

Abstract

Background: One of the main fields of research in flap surgery is to increase the viability of flaps. Many materials have been tested for this purpose. This study shows that topical application of Hirudoid, an organoheparinoid, increases flap survival of dorsal flaps in rats.