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Effect of bilateral oophorectomy on wound healing of the rabbit vagina.
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PMID:  20828686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We aimed to assess the effect of bilateral oophorectomy on vaginal wound healing in three groups of New Zealand White rabbits (24 rabbits each). Group 1 underwent bilateral oophorectomy, group 2 underwent a sham surgery, and group 3 served as control. Standardized vaginal tissue specimens were harvested and assessed for wound and scar surface area and tensiometric analysis before wounding, and sequentially thereafter, showing that vaginal wound closure, scar contraction, and recovery of biomechanical properties are significantly slower in oophorectomized rabbits.
Yoram Abramov; Antonio R Webb; Sylvia M Botros; Roger P Goldberg; Guillermo A Ameer; Peter K Sand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1467-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel.
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