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17 July 2020: Animal Study

The Effects of Timing of Postoperative Radiotherapy on Hypertrophic Scar in a Rabbit Model

Shu Guo AG , Qiang Sun ABG , Er-te Yu BD , You Zhou BD , Shuang Tong C* , Xu Sun D , Ke-zhu Li E , Meng-zhu Lv F

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.921263

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e921263

Table 1 The study groups in the rabbit model and the effects of timing of radiotherapy on hypertrophic scar following surgery.

No. of groupsGroupsTiming of the first radiotherapyCases of infection
Group 1Non-resection group
Group 2Resection and non-radiotherapy group300
Group 3Immediate postoperative radiotherapy groupImmediately after surgery291
Group 412-hour postoperative radiotherapy group12 hours after surgery300
Group 524-hour postoperative radiotherapy group24 hours after surgery300
Group 648-hour postoperative radiotherapy group48 hours after surgery273
Group 772-hour postoperative radiotherapy group72 hours after surgery291
Group 8120-hour postoperative radiotherapy group120 hours after surgery282

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750