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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tobalem, M; Harder, Y; Schuster, T; Rezaeian, F; Wettstein, R 
Title:
Erythropoietin in the prevention of experimental burn progression. 
Abstract:
Damage control is essential in first aid of burn lesions. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether systemic erythropoietin (EPO) administration could prevent secondary burn progression in an experimental model.The burn comb model creates four rectangular burn surfaces intercalated by three unburned zones prone to progression. Twenty-one Wistar rats were randomized to a control group or to receive intraperitoneal EPO (500 units per kg) once a day for 5 days starting 45 min (EPO45mi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Br J Surg 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
99 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1295-303 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0007-1323 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie ; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie