The Effect of BW 755C on Wound Healing in a Scald Burn Injury Pig Model-Morphological and Biochemical Findings

  • J. A. Bauer
  • P. Conzen
  • K. Wurster
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 139)


The significance of the arachidonic acid metabolites as mediators of thermal lesions remains controversial (1,2,3). We have therefore examined the effect of BW 755C — a known inhibitor of cyclooxigenase and lipoxigenase-on wound healing. In this study 2 ndo scald burns effecting 20 % of the body surface of anesthetised pigs were induced (3). The effect of systemic administration of BW 755C (10 mg/kg/die)(n=7) five minutes following induction of the scald burn was compared with that of a control group (n=4).


Wound Healing Burned Area Biochemical Finding Arachidonic Acid Metabolite Improve Wound Healing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Bauer
    • 1
  • P. Conzen
    • 2
  • K. Wurster
    • 3
  1. 1.Chirurgische Klinik Innenstadt und Chirurgische Poliklinik der Universität MunchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.Institut für chirurg. Forschung der Univ. MünchenMünchen 70Germany
  3. 3.Lehrkrankenhauses Munchen-SchwabingPathologisches Institut des StädtMünchen 40Germany

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