Epidermal Growth Factor Stimulates Rabbit Achilles Tendon Histologically and Biomechanically Healing

SUMMARY Background. Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) stimulates epidermis cell growth, proliferation and differentiation in skin regeneration. The aim of this study was to pre-clinically investigation of the role of EGF in tendon healing. Methods. One cm defects were created at the right Achilles tendons of 30 New Zealand White rabbits. Ten rabbits were allocated to … Continued