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Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jun;117(7 Suppl):1e-S-32e-S.

Wound healing: an overview.

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Department of Plastic Surgery, Nancy L & Perry Bass Advanced Wound Healing Laboratory, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390-9132, USA.


Understanding wound healing today involves much more than simply stating that there are three phases: inflammation, proliferation, and maturation. Wound healing is a complex series of reactions and interactions among cells and "mediators." Each year, new mediators are discovered and our understanding of inflammatory mediators and cellular interactions grows. This article will attempt to provide a concise overview on wound healing and wound management.

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