EDITOR'S REPORT FOR 2007
Cutaneous stem cells
How heel oxygenation changes under pressure
Randomized, multicenter, double-blind, and placebo-controlled trial using topical recombinant human acidic fibroblast growth factor for deep partial-thickness burns and skin graft donor site
A neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist that reduces intraabdominal adhesion formation increases peritoneal matrix metalloproteinase activity
Persistent ischemia impairs myofibroblast development in wound granulation tissue
Connective tissue growth factor increases matrix metalloproteinase-2 and suppresses tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-2 production by cultured renal interstitial fibroblasts
Aminated β-1,3-D-glucan improves wound healing in diabetic db/db mice
Lipid analysis of normal dermis and hypertrophic scars
Effects of negative pressure wound therapy on fibroblast viability, chemotactic signaling, and proliferation in a provisional wound (fibrin) matrix
Immobilized gradients of epidermal growth factor promote accelerated and directed keratinocyte migration
Long-term bone marrow culture and its clinical potential in chronic wound healing
Activation of latent TGF-β1 by low-power laser in vitro correlates with increased TGF-β1 levels in laser-enhanced oral wound healing
Reduction of ethanol-induced injury in portal hypertensive gastric mucosa of rats by induction of heat shock protein 72 by geranylgeranylacetone
New strategy for the antifibrotic therapy with oral administration of FR260330 (a selective inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibitor) in rat experimental liver cirrhosis
Effect of artificial dermal substitute, cultured keratinocytes and split thickness skin graft on wound contraction
Differential gene expression in response to transforming growth factor-β1 by fetal and postnatal dermal fibroblasts
Interaction of epidermal growth factor, Ca2+, and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in primary keratinocyte migration
Comparison of topical iodine and silver sulfadiazine as therapies against sulfur mustard burns in a pig model
Mouse chromosome 9 quantitative trait loci for soft tissue regeneration
Ischemic rabbit ear model created by minimally invasive surgery
A dermal equivalent developed from fibroblast culture alone
ERRATUM
Developing the role of scientists in the Health Service*
Skeletal Tissue Engineering--Harnessing Interdisciplinary Interactions from the laboratory to clinical translation*
The Matrix Metallo Proteinases, from then to now*
Studying wound healing and inflammation in genetically tractable organisms*
Advances in tissue engineering--a clinical perspective*
Stretching but not stressing
Mechanisms of both Regeneration and Repair within the MRL/MpJ Mouse*
Growth Characteristics Of Human Keratinocytes In Vitro and Its Comparison Using Human Amnion Membrane and Fibrin Glue As A Scaffold*
Fibrocytes
In Vivo Wound Study Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of a Novel Biodegradable Polymer Scaffold in Preventing Contraction, and Integrating to Form a Neo-Dermis*
Novel Biodegradable Polyurethanes as a Scaffold for Skin Substitutes--An In Vitro Evaluation*
A Double-Layered Acellular Skin Construct; Evaluation In A Rat Full-Thickness Wound Model*
Intradermal injection of allogeneic normal human fibroblasts promotes type VII collagen deposition at the dermal-epidermal junction in individuals with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa*
A nose for infection*
Accelerated Healing of Acute Wounds
Why eight trials of ultrasound for venous leg ulcers isn't enough!*
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy -A new alternative to assess tissue hypoxia in patients at risk of lower extremity wounds*
The potential of a novel grapefruit extract in wound healing*
Anal fistula repair with new surgical instrument, porcine dermal collagen paste matrix and autologous fibroblasts. 100% pre-clinical success*
Pulse oximetry
Are measurements of the microcirculation significant to wound healing?*
Acute effects of nicotine and smoking on blood flow, tissue oxygen and aerobe metabolism of the skin and subcutis*
Subcutaneously injected recombinant human erythropoietin improves healing of excisional wounds in the hairless mouse ear wound model*
In vivo evidence for oxidative damage and persistent activation of macrophages contributing to the hostile microenvironment and accelerated aging of ulcer-adjacent fibroblasts in chronic venous leg ulcers*
Different aspects of ischemic wound repair in young and old rats*
The need for wound measurement*
Influencing Outcomes--The use of V.A.C. Instillation Therapy*
Digital Measurement and Analysis of Wounds based on Color segmentation*
Patient Quality Of Life and Treatment Benefits In Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure*
Keratinocyte Stem Cell Therapy--Boom or Bust*
Keratinocyte stem cells are more resistant to apoptosis*
Regulation of angiogenesis
Preservation of aorta elastin network degradation by the presence of gingival fibroblasts
Chemokine receptor expression and chemotaxis of human dermal fibroblasts*
Temporal and Quantitative Profiles Of Growth Factors and Metalloproteinases in Acute Wound Fluid after Mastectomy*
Acellular human dermal matrix in a rodent excisional hernia repair model*
Hyaluronan facilitates TGFβ1 mediated myofibroblastic differentiation*
Do platelets play a role in tendon repair?*
The Elr-Negative Cxc Chemokine Cxcl11 (Ip-9 Or I-Tac) Facilitates Dermal and Epidermal Maturation During Wound Repair*
CXCR3 -/- Mice display a Dysfunction in Basement Membrane Remodeling and Delay in Re-epithelialization during Wound Healing*
How Strong is the Myofibroblast?*
Myofibroblast Contraction Is Coordinated By Intercellular Mechanical Coupling*
Ob-Cadherin Establishes Mechano-Resistant Junctions Between Myofibroblasts*
Myofibroblast Function Is Impared By Hypoxia*
Infection and amputation in the diabetic foot
Investigations of the diabetic infected foot*
Surgical Site infection-will preoperative assessment of tissue help?*
How can the bench scientist improve the management of wound infection*
Wound infection*
Microbiology Influencing Wound Management--at the bench or the bedside?*
Nanomedicine-Application of nanotechnology for tissue engineering and repair*
Bioresponsive polymer-conjugates to promote tissue regeneration in impaired wound healing*
Measuring Wound Outcomes
Modelling for infection control
A systematic review to assess the performance of instruments to measure pressure ulcer dimensions*
Four-layer compression bandage compared with short-stretch bandage for venous leg ulcers
Towards unified outcome criteria for wound assessment*
The significance of imaging based measurements in wound healing*
Imaging of cutaneous wounds*
Accuracy and Precision of the MAVIS-II Wound Measurement Device*
Effect of smoking, abstention and nicotine patch on wound healing in a human full-thickness biopsy wound model*
Three dimensional venous leg ulcer measurement and initial healing rates as a predictive factor of healing*
Enhancing the amino acid availability for collagen synthesis*
Homing, Signaling and Structural Molecule Gene Expression Profiling in the Early Phase Foreign Body Reaction*
Expression of VEGF by human keratinocytes cultured on microcarrier beads is modulated by wound fluid and hydrogen peroxide*
Flightless I deficiency improves wound repair via mechanisms involving down-regulation of TGFp1 gene expression and Smad signalling*
The actin-remodelling protein, Flightless I, is upregulated in response to aging and contributes to impaired wound healing*
Significance of measurements on wound exudates*
Is reimboursement a barrier to developement improved chronic wound management?*
The decreased dermal expression of syndecan 4 may predispose to venous leg ulcer*
Genomic analysis of acute wound healing in diabetic subjects suffering from chronic foot ulcers*
Development and Characterisation of a Human Cell-Based Chronic Wound Bioassay*
Immune compensation as response to mannan binding lectin insufficiency in chronic venous leg ulcer patients*
Leg ulcers in a patient with Blau Syndrome*
Preliminary Results of a Multidisciplinary Approach to Develop a Standardized Phase-adapted Pathway for Treatment of Wounds Healing by Secondary Intention with Advanced Wound Care Products, AWC, and/or VAC Therapy*
Clinical effectiveness of a novel silver alginate matrix*
Expression of melatonin receptors MT1 and MT2 in normal and abnormal wounds*
Therapeutic Prevention and Reduction of Scarring in Man*
Significance of measurements used in scar management*
Measurements to improve scar management and prevention--the way ahead*
Myofibroblast Contraction Activates Tgf-Beta1 From The Extracellular Matrix In A Stress-Controlled Autocrine Loop*
Prevention of hypertrophic scar in white New Zealand rabbit by topical 2, 3 dihydroxy cholecalciferol*
Development of an in vitro burn wound model*
Modulation Of Interleukin-13 (Il-13) Activity Has No Effect On The Final Quality Of Cutaneous Scarring In Vivo*
Flightless I deficiency accelerates burn injury repair*
The presence of pluri-potent cells in burn eschar*
Chemokine (C-X3-C Motif) Receptor 1 (Cx3cr1) Expression Is Upregulated In Excessive Scarring and Its Antagonism Reduces Scarring In Vivo*
Primitive myeloid lineages and their role in embryonic wound healing*
Genetic analysis of skin development and wound healing in zebrafish*
Regulation of angiogenesis
Model for fibroblast senescence in chronic wounds*
Developmental molecules and neuronal repair with special emphasis on SCO-spondin, a protein of the thrombospondin type 1 repeat (TSR) superfamily*
Neurotrophin synergism is required for neuronal survival and axon regeneration*
Central Nervous Injuries and Lesions and Chronic Lower Extremity Wounds--A Physicians perspective*
Wound healing factors secreted by epidermal keratinocytes and dermal fibroblasts in skin substitutes*
Comparison of autologous full thickness gingival and skin substitutes for wound healing*
The supplementation of linseed and sunflower oils delays cutaneous wound repair*
Different effects of statins on rat cutaneous wound repair*
How Strong Is The Myofibroblast?*
Cannabinoid receptor 1 (cnr1) expression is upregulated in excessive scarring and its antagonism reduces scarring in vivo*
V.A.C.® Therapy
Emerging technologies in the measurement of lower limb movement in relation to venous ulceration*
Bioresponsive polymer conjugates to promote tissue regeneration in impaired dermal wound healing*
The use of Peptide Nucleic Acid probes in detection of bacteria in biofilms*
Beta-adrenoceptor blockade impairs development of granulation tissue on polyurethane sponge implants*
Growth and differentiation of blood and lung fibrocytes in asthma*
Growth Characteristics Of Human Keratinocytes In Vitro and Its Comparison Using Human Amnion Membrane and Fibrin Glue As A Scaffold*
Comparison of modified meek micrografting and non expanded epidermal skin grafts over integra in reconstruction of severe joint contractures post burn sequelae*
Topical nifedipine effectively inhibits hypertrophic scar formation in white New Zealand rabbits*
Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) therapy in a home care setting*
Diabetic Lower Extremity Ulcer Patients have impaired Cellular Immunity*
Multilineage differentiation of immature Foreign Body Reaction derived primitive cells*
Effect Of Smoking, Abstention and Nicotine Patch On Epidermal Regeneration and MMP-1 and MMP-8 In Suction Blister Fluid*
Integrated Recording Of Wound Assessment Data With The Aranz Medical Silhouette*
A Case Report on the use of Prontosan ZCE (CE 0344) to clean sloughy lower extremity wounds evaluation*
Analysis of matrix metalloproteinase expression in various cell types from human skin after exposure to sulfur mustard*
Reperfusion After Hindlimb Ischemia Results In Vegf-R2 Upregulation and Is Modulated By VEGF and Shockwave Application*
What Can You Do When You Can't Measure Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) In Patients With Leg Ulcers?*
Development Of A High-Throughput Scaffold Array For The Evaluation Of Biomaterials In Vitro*
The histological characteristics and pathophysiological changes in diabetic rat skin
Ultrasound imaging of wounds
A comparison of collagen containing wound dressings to modify the chronic wound environment*
A phase I study of ICX-SKN, an allogeneic living skin replacement*
Promotion of Pressure Ulcer Healing through Electrical Stimulation. A case study*
Post Discharge Surveillance of Surgical Site Infection*
Maggot Debridement Therapy. Which patients are suitable for treatment at home?*
Effect Of A Neutral pH Super-Oxidized Solution In The Healing Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers*
Role of bacterial biofilms in chronic wounds*
Effects of combined topical negative pressure (TNP) and antiseptic instillation on pseudomonas biofilm*
Evaluation of a novel sensor for measuring shear forces associated with wound healing and formation *
Treatment of etiologically different chronic wounds with the bi-layered human skin equivalent Apligraf® after its recent re-introduction in Switzerland--clinical experience in individual cases failing to respond to conventional therapy*
Optimization of mRNA determination in the ePTFE-tube*