Published: 2022-08-26

Stem cells in the treatment of surgical wounds

Patricia Sofia Elguezabal Riojas, Moisés Morales Espinosa


One surgical method per year for every 22 people is developed. Stem cells are those that are known to have an important and unique potential for renewal. They have the functionality to make a difference in many different cell types throughout the early stages of life and growth. Skin is the largest organ in the body and has a variety of functionalities. Compartments of the dermis, epidermis and hair follicles house stem cells important for homeostasis and regeneration of the dermis. These stem cells contribute to wound repair, which results in total tissue replacement and damaged tissue function. The authors agree on the theoretical role of stem cells in the treatment of surgical wounds. Treatment must be individualized, and variables such as adverse effects must be taken into account, however, it seems to be a promising therapeutic.


Stem cells, Surgical wound, Therapy

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