Effect of systemic carnitine therapy on serum fibronectin level in diabetic rats


Komurcu E. , ÖZKAN Ö. F. , Kemik A. S. , NUSRAN G. , Asik M. , ARSLAN E.

JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, vol.187, no.2, pp.712-717, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 187 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.11.1101
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.712-717

Abstract

Background: L-carnitine has been shown to enhance wound healing. There has, however, not been sufficient research on the effect carnitine has on diabetic wound healing. We investigated the relationship between the viability of full thickness skin grafts (FTSGs) and fibronectin (FN) serum levels in diabetic rats that were administered carnitine.