The Effect of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells on Wound Healing: Comparison of Methods of Application
Effect of ASCs on the time course of wound closure. All wounds had an initial area of around . (a) The representative gross appearance of the wound healing with different methods of applying ASCs on postoperative days 0, 1, 3, 7, and 14. No differences were observed between the different treatments on day 1, but from day 3 to day 7, an acceleration of wound healing was observed in all three treated groups. By day 14, there was 95% epithelization in all treated groups. (b) Gross appearance of the wound healing on postoperative days 0, 1, 3, 7, and 14 in the control groups receiving saline. The wound size was not reduced until day 7. By day 14, there was 60% epithelization in control groups.