Archives of Dermatological Research

, Volume 290, Issue 1, pp S1-S11

First online:

Animal models for wound repair

  • J. M. DavidsonAffiliated withDepartment of Pathology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA e-mail:, Tel.: +1-615-327-4751, extension 5488, Fax: +1-615-327-5393

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access

Abstract Progress in wound pharmacology is dependent on the availability of suitable animal wound models. All animal models try to reflect human wound healing problems. In acute models it is easier to achieve approximations to the clinical situation than in models for the chronic wound.