Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Poloxamer-188 improves capillary blood flow in the zone of stasis after burn injury

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Baskaran, H. ; Harvard Med. Sch., Boston, MA, USA ; Yarmosh, M. ; Berthiaume, F.

Cutaneous burn injury causes blood flow reduction in regions near the site of the injury, collectively termed as the zone of stasis. Blood flow, in this zone, ceases after 24-48 hours resulting in an expansion of the injured area. The authors used intravital microscopy to investigate the zone of stasis. CD-1 male mice (30 g) were fitted with skin flap chambers and capillary blood flow was visualized by intravenously injecting fluorescently labeled red blood cells into the mice. A temperature-controlled copper tip of 2 mm diameter was used to inflict a full-thickness burn injury on the mouse skin. Real time fluorescent images of the blood flow before and after the burn were recorded. Playback image analysis showed that there was a reduction in blood flow near the site of burn injury immediately (0-2 hrs.) after the injury and away from the site of injury there was no change. Intravenous injection of Poloxamer-188 (0.1 ml, 200 mg/kg) greatly improved blood flow in the zone of stasis

Published in:

[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meetring of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

Oct 1999

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.