Chirurgia plastica

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 51–53 | Cite as

Treatment of burns with topical Heparin

A study of its analgesic effect
  • M. Akhtar
  • R. K. Gang


This prospective study was undertaken to analyse the incidence of relief of pain in our burn unit by the topical application of Heparin in 450 cases of burns irrespective of age and percentage of burn from Oct. 1977 to June 1978. The observations were recorded in proformas and results thus analysed. This study shows that topical Heparin is very useful in the cases of burns for the relief of pain without any untoward effects.

Key words

Burns Heparin Analgesia 


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© Springer-Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Akhtar
    • 1
  • R. K. Gang
    • 1
  1. 1.Burns and Plastic Surgery Unit, Al-Jalaa Teaching Hospital, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of GaryounisBenghaziLibya

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