The Effects of Nitrofurazone on Wound Healing in Thoracoabdominal Full-Thickness Skin Defects

Sami Karapolat, MD; Banu Karapolat, MD; Alaaddin Buran, MD; Burcu Kemal Okatan, MD; AtilaTurkyilmaz, MD; Turan Set, MD; CelalTekinbas, MD


Wounds. 2020;32(5):134-141. 

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Topically applied nitrofurazone showed a positive effect and accelerated the wound healing process. In light of this result, the authors hope nitrofurazone, which has lost its popularity in many countries in recent years, will be used again as an important pharmacological agent in the treatment of wounded tissues, which is a great public health problem in terms of workload and cost.