Effects of montelukast on burn wound healing in a rat model


TURTAY M. G. , FIRAT C. , ŞAMDANCI E. , Oguzturk H. , ERBATUR S., ÇOLAK C.

CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.33, no.6, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE

Abstract

Purpose: Montelukast, a selective cysteinyl leukotriene D(4)-receptor antagonist, is used in the treatment of asthma. In a rat model, our aim was to investigate the effects of montelukast, alone or in combination with topical antibiotics, on local burn wound healing.