Study on Maltodextrin and Equine Wound Healing

Researchers at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee looked at the role of Maltodextrin in equine wound healing.

The authors noted that, “The use of maltodextrin during the appropriate phases of wound healing may reduce initial wound enlargement and could potentially be used to promote granulation tissue formation.”
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Recent research published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science was titled, “A preliminary study on second-intention healing of full-thickness wounds on equine distal forelimbs treated with maltodextrin.” It was authored by Danielle J. Howard, Stacy L. Anderson, and Vinayak K. Nahar of Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee.

The authors noted that, “The use of maltodextrin during the appropriate phases of wound healing may reduce initial wound enlargement and could potentially be used to promote granulation tissue formation.”

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