Oct 012013
 

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Seabuckthorn, a resource for soft tissue repair in animals

A.C. Varshney1and S.P. Tyagi2

1Professor and Head, 2Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

CSKHPKV, Palampur, H.P., India

vetsurg@hillagric.ernet.i

            Wound healing is a complex phenomenon involving a number of finely synchronized cellular processes of body which are in turn governed by a number of control systems of the body. However, a number of variables affect this normal response of body in many ways. In general, the availability of various vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids and many other nutrients in body have a major influence on this process directly and indirectly. Moreover, various disease processes and myriad external conditions also affect this process in an unanticipated manner. Therefore, management of any kind of wound is basically aimed in controlling the above mentioned variables in such a manner that the body functions optimally in its healing endeavor. The management of wounds in animals is always potentially complicated because of little control on these variables compared to human. Continue reading »

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