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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000408465.81257.46
Features: Original Investigation

Scar Management Practice and Science: A Comprehensive Approach to Controlling Scar Tissue and Avoiding Hypertrophic Scarring

Widgerow, Alan David MBBCh, FCS(Plast), MMed(Wits), FACS; Chait, Laurence A. MBBCh, FRCS, FCS

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ABSTRACT: A meta-analysis of the literature forms the basis of a treatment regimen focused on the principles of support, controlled inflammation, hydration, and hastened collagen remodeling. The presented clinical trial avoided hypertrophic scarring in more than 80% of cases, validating the theory of targeting many areas of scar control in 1 approach.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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