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Growth Factors (Third Generation Wound Healing Agents) and Hormones

  • Vibhakar Vachhrajani
  • Payal Khakhkhar
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Abstract

In neuropathic non infected wounds, growth factors give good results. PDGF and EGF are only two growth factors available in the market. They should be used with proper wound care practices with wound bed preparation, offloading and immobilization. Male and female sex hormones also play a role in healing process.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vibhakar Vachhrajani
    • 1
  • Payal Khakhkhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Diabetic foot and wound managementVijay Vachhrajani Memorial Hospital RajkotIndia

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