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Burst abdomen. Local synthesis of nucleic acids, glycosaminoglycans, proteins and collagen in wounds.

Authors
  • Renvall, S
  • Grönroos, I
  • Laato, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae. Supplementum
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Issue
215
Pages
33–37
Identifiers
PMID: 12016746
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results indicate that the degradation of collage exceeds the synthesis of collagen in wounds of patients with burst abdomen. Probably this increased degradation of collagen in wounds partly explains the higher wound disruption rate in these patients.

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