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Revista Paraense de Medicina

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AMARAL, Mara Lucinda Gomes do et al. Human milk result on the healing of wounds produced in rats. Rev. Para. Med. [online]. 2006, vol.20, n.4, pp.13-18. ISSN 0101-5907.

Objetive: check out the frozen and the cold human milk effect on the healing of wounds produced in rats. Method: it was used 60 males; adults rats divided in 3 groups, with 15 animals each one.The Control Group, treated with a quantity of 0,9% of sodium chloride; The Cold Raw Group, which Cold Human Milk was used; The Frozen Raw Group, treated with Frozen Raw Human Milk. In each group, it was tested, under the skin, the usage of each corresponding substance to the group studied, 3 times a day, on the dorsocostalis region of each animal. The assessments of the injury was done in the 7th, 14th and 21st post-operatorion day, which the size, presence or not of four around the wound operated of each group was determined. Results: the Kinds of milk used in this experience reach a meaningful statically result when compared to that one used with sodium chloride at 0,9%. Conclusion: the coetaneous wounds made on the dorsocostalis region of treated rats with cold raw human milk and the frozen raw human milk used in this experiment, when compared to those with saline solution, show statically meaningful results, although it had always presented a higher percentage as compared to the control group.

Keywords : human Milk; Experimental; Macroscopic; Injury Healing.

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