Comparison of the Effects of Contractubex (R) Gel in an Experimental Model of Scar Formation in Rats: An Immunohistochemical and Ultrastructural Study


Sahin M. T. , Inan S., Ozturkcan S., Guzel E., Bilac C., Giray G., ...More

JOURNAL OF DRUGS IN DERMATOLOGY, vol.11, no.1, pp.74-81, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF DRUGS IN DERMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.74-81

Abstract

Background: Contractubex gel, a commercial treatment for scars, consists of a mixture of onion extract (cepea extract), heparin sodium, and allantoin. It exerts a softening and smoothing effect on indurated, hypertrophic, painful, and cosmetically-disfiguring scar tissue.