What is the remodeling phase of wound healing?

Updated: Apr 24, 2020
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: Zubin J Panthaki, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC  more...
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This phase lasts from 3 weeks to 2 years. [23] An organized form of collagen gradually replaces the immature, soft, gelatinous collagen. The effect is to increase the tensile strength of the healed wound, but it is less than 80% as strong as the original tissue.


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