Mesenchymal stromal cells improve the wound healing potential of surgical sutures

Ann Katharin Reckhenrich, Manuela Kirsch, Elizabeth Wahl, Thilo Ludwig Schenck, Farid Rezaeian, Yves Harder, Hans Günther Machens & José Tomàs Egaña
Introduction: Delayed wound healing and scar formation are among the most frequent complications after surgical interventions. Besides esthetic impairments, patients suffer loss of tissue functionality. Although biodegradable surgical sutures present an excellent opportunity to locally deliver bioactive[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]