A random-pattern skin-flap model in streptozotocin diabetic rats


Isken T., Ozgentas H. E. , Gulkesen K. H. , Ciftcioglu A.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.57, no.3, pp.323-329, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.sap.0000221645.92906.5b
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.323-329
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Flap operations are frequently performed in diabetic patients. Nevertheless, we could find no experimental study examining diabetes mellitus's effect on the flaps' survival. For this reason, we designed this study as a random-pattern skin-flap model of diabetic rats in 1999.