Skip to main content

Surgical wound healing in radio‐tagged adult Pacific lamprey

Buy Article:

$51.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

Radio‐tagged adult Pacific lamprey Entosphenus tridentatus held in a raceway with Plexiglas‐lined walls and bottom healed more slowly and retained sutures longer than fish held in an all‐concrete raceway or one with Plexiglas walls and a cobble‐lined bottom. On all substrata, healing depended on when sutures were lost, and fish that lost their sutures in <14 days post‐surgery healed faster than those that kept sutures longer. Long‐term suture retention led to tissue trauma, infection and poor survival.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03071.x

Publication date: October 1, 2011

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Partial Open Access Content
Partial Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more