Wound Healing and Infection

  • Donald E. Fry


Inflammation is a ubiquitous tissue response that has many specific elements. Inflammation has many important tissue-level functions that represent components of host defense. The inflammatory response represents the primary biological method for tissue hemostasis following injury. It serves the critical role for the localization, containment, and irradication of potential microbial pathogens which contaminate tissue. Furthermore, inflammation is the initial phase responsible for wound healing.


Wound Healing Accelerate Wound Healing Bacterial Contaminant Fibrin Matrix Neutrophil Phagocytic Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald E. Fry
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  1. 1.University of New Mexico School of MedicineAlbuquerqueUSA

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