The Vasodilator Effect of a Cream Containing 10% Menthol and 15% Methyl Salicylate on Random Pattern Skin Flaps in Rats


Dolen U. C., Sungur N., Koca G., Ertunc O., Bosi A. T. B., Kocer U., ...More

ARCHIVES OF PLASTIC SURGERY-APS, vol.42, no.6, pp.695-703, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5999/aps.2015.42.6.695
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF PLASTIC SURGERY-APS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.695-703
  • Keywords: Surgical flaps, Menthol, Methyl salicylate, Vasodilator agents, Perfusion
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background It is still difficult to prevent partial or full-thickness flap necrosis. In this study, the effects of a cream containing menthol and methyl salicylate on the viability of random-pattern skin flaps were studied.