Archives of Dermatological Research

, Volume 290, Supplement 1, pp S1–S11 | Cite as

Animal models for wound repair

  • J. M. Davidson

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.


Animal Model Healing Problem Wound Healing Clinical Situation Wound Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Davidson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department 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: +1-615-327-5393US

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