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The effects of photobiomodulation therapy on Staphylococcus aureus infected surgical wounds in diabetic rats. A microbiological, histopathological, and biomechanical study

Overview of attention for article published in Acta Cirurgica Brasileira, August 2016
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Title
The effects of photobiomodulation therapy on Staphylococcus aureus infected surgical wounds in diabetic rats. A microbiological, histopathological, and biomechanical study
Published in
Acta Cirurgica Brasileira, August 2016
DOI 10.1590/s0102-865020160080000001
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Authors

Reza Ranjbar, Mohammad Ashrafzadeh Takhtfooladi

Abstract

To evaluate the effects of photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT) at 685 nm on diabetic wound healing in rats suffering from bacterial infection induced by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus). Thirty streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats were allocated into two groups: control and PBMT. A 4-cm full-thickness linear-incision was made on the dorsal midline and was contaminated with S. aureus. The wounds in the PBMT group were irradiated daily for 5 consecutive days, starting 3 days after the induction and always in the mornings. The result revealed that PBMT resulted in a significant decrease in S. aureus CFU in the PBMT group in comparison to the control group (P<0.05). The length of wounds, in the 2nd and 3rd weeks, in the PBMT group were significantly shorter compared to the control group (P<0.05). PBMT caused a significant increase in the histological parameters in comparison to the control group (P<0.05). Moreover, PBMT significantly increased the breaking strength of the surgical scars produced in the skin of the PBMT group when compared to the control group (P<0.05). Photobiomodulation therapy may be useful in the management of wound infection through a significant bacterial growth inhibition and an acceleration of wound healing process.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 31 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 6 19%
Researcher 4 13%
Student > Master 4 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 10%
Professor 2 6%
Other 3 10%
Unknown 9 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 6 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 3%
Physics and Astronomy 1 3%
Other 3 10%
Unknown 10 32%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 May 2019.
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#2,750,594
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Outputs from Acta Cirurgica Brasileira
#5
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#51,100
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Outputs of similar age from Acta Cirurgica Brasileira
#1
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