A New Sonographic Model for Effective Quantification of Antiedematous And AntiInflammatory Drugs in Burns

  • J. A. Bauer
  • A. Wendelberger
  • W. Felix
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 139)


An experiment set up to test and quantify the effect of antiedematous and anti-inflammatory drugs in thermic lesions (1) must be simple, quick and safe. Surface area and depth of the lesions must be exactly defined.


Arachidonic Acid Edema Formation Transition Area Acid Metabolite Lipid Mediator 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Bauer
    • 1
  • A. Wendelberger
    • 1
  • W. Felix
    • 2
  1. 1.Chirurgische Klinik Innenstadt und Chirurgische Poliklinik derUniversität MünchenMünchen 2Germany
  2. 2.Walther-Straub-lnstitut für Pharmokologie und Toxikologie der Universität MünchenMünchen 2Germany

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