reepithelialization


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reepithelialization

[rē‚ep·ə‚thē·lē·ə·lə′zā·shən]
(medicine)
Regrowth of epithelial tissue over a denuded surface.
Surgical placement of a graft of epithelium over a denuded surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When using C[O.sub.2] lasers for burn scars, "clinically, we see completed reepithelialization after the procedure and then an ongoing collagen-remodeling phase lasting for up to 9 months.
It is a response to injury aimed at reconstructing damaged tissue and requires precise coordination of connective tissue repair, reepithelialization, and angiogenesis.
In addition, silver increases surface calcium levels, speeding up reepithelialization.
Effects on growth of pathogenic bacteria and reepithelialization of superficial wounds.
The epithelial surface was focally eroded and showed focal simplification with cuboidal cells with amphophilic cytoplasm and increased nucleus-cytoplasm ratio consistent with reepithelialization. The surface and foveolar epithelium of the biopsies originating from the fundus showed increased numbers of intra-epithelial lymphocytes and cuboidal epithelial cells with degenerative changes (Figure 1).
In addition, the maximum wound diameter was recorded and ulcers were traced on metric paper to quantify reduction in ulcer size and reepithelialization.
Cancedda et al., "Permanent coverage of full skin thickness burns with autologous cultured epidermis and reepithelialization of partial skin thickness lesions induced by allogeneic cultured epidermis: a multicentre study in the treatment of children," Burns, vol.
After the treatment, complete reepithelialization of the persistence epithelial defect or ulcer was observed in 20 patients (80%), and 4 patients (16%) experienced considerable improvement, defined as at least 0.5 mm changes in the area of the epithelial defect/ulcer.
PDGF stimulates reepithelialization, revascularization, and complete wound closure in ischemic skin and hyperglicemic mice, mainly due to its mitogenic effects on both keratinocytes and endothelial cells [61].
Deposition of GT mediates reepithelialization to the provisional wound bed.
BM-MSCs can enhance the migration, angiogenesis, and reepithelialization via paracrine to accelerate wound repair.
As well as other plants whose wound healing potential derived from popular knowledge has been proved experimentally [29-33], this article proved the effectiveness of Copaifera langsdorffii creams in rat skin wound healing, according to macroscopic retraction of wounds after 14 days, besides the effect of leaves extract and oleoresin in the anti-inflammatory activity, boost in reepithelialization, angiogenesis, cell proliferation, and extracellular matrix remodeling.