Michael Longaker

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  • Regenerative medicine: a surgeon's perspective Longaker, M. T. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC. 2010: 11-18


    More than 200 million incisions are made in the world each year on children and adults. They all end up with a scar unless there is an unusual situation where we are operating on an early gestation fetus. The question is, "why do we not regenerate?" and "why do we always heal with either a 'normal amount of scarring' or, approximately 15% of the time, with a pathologic amount of scarring (hypertrophic scar or keloid)?"

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.10.004

    View details for Web of Science ID 000274393800002

    View details for PubMedID 20105574

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