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Veterinary practice with chitin and chitosan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10906966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dramatic effects of chitin and chitosan on wound healing were demonstrated in field cases of many small animals (dogs and cats), food animals (338 cows) and 142 zoo animals. In comparison with conventional therapy with irrigation and antibiotic administration to wound, new treatment with chitin and chitosan permitted a substantial decrease in treatment frequency with minimum scar formation.
Authors:
S Minami; Y Okamoto; K Hamada; Y Fukumoto; Y Shigemasa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  EXS     Volume:  87     ISSN:  1023-294X     ISO Abbreviation:  EXS     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-16     Completed Date:  2000-08-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204529     Medline TA:  EXS     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-77     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Veterinary Surgery, Faculty of Agriculture, Tottori University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Animals, Zoo
Biocompatible Materials*
Cat Diseases / therapy
Cats
Cattle
Cattle Diseases / therapy
Chitin / analogs & derivatives*,  therapeutic use*
Chitosan
Dog Diseases / therapy
Dogs
Japan
Wound Healing*
Wounds and Injuries / therapy,  veterinary*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biocompatible Materials; 1398-61-4/Chitin; 9012-76-4/Chitosan

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