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TitleCoated chitosan onto gauze to efficient conditions for maintenance of the wound microenvironment
Author(s)Souza, Jefferson
Matos, José
Fernandes, Margarida Maria Macedo
Zille, Andrea
Fangueiro, Raúl
Issue date2017
Abstract(s)The aim of this work was to evaluate the thermo-physiological comfort and moisture properties of surgical cotton gauze coated with chitosan (CH). Gauze was coated with CH at mass fractions of 0.50, 0.25, 0.125, 0.10, 0.063 wt%. Results indicate that the functionalized medical gauze induces low capilarity, allowing a good degree of moisture and absorption capacity of wound exudates. This biofunctional medical gauze coated with CH0,125 wt% demonstrates to deliver an efficient coating and promote the best conditions for maintenance of the wound microenvironment.
TypeOral presentation
AccessOpen access
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