Effect of smoking, smoking cessation, and nicotine patch on wound dimension, vitamin C, and systemic markers of collagen metabolism

Lars Tue Sørensen, Birgitte G Toft, Jørgen Rygaard, Steen Ladelund, Maria Paddon, Tim James, Richard Taylor, Finn Gottrup

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Postoperative wound disruption and tissue-destructive disorders are more frequent in smokers than in nonsmokers. Impaired wound healing and altered connective tissue turnover are suggested mechanisms, but exact details remain unknown.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftSurgery
Vol/bind148
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)982-90
Antal sider9
ISSN0039-6060
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 nov. 2010

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