Carboxymethylcellulose scaffolds for treatment of partial thickness burn wound - the aspects of wound moist regulation, bacterial burden control and tocotrienol therapeutic / Nor Amlizan Ramli

Ramli, Nor Amlizan (2014) Carboxymethylcellulose scaffolds for treatment of partial thickness burn wound - the aspects of wound moist regulation, bacterial burden control and tocotrienol therapeutic / Nor Amlizan Ramli. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IPSis Biannual Publication, 6 (6). Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

Abstract

Sodium carboxymethylcellulose (SCMC) is widely used in the design of wound dressing owing to its high water bonding capacity, good compatibility with skin and mucous membrane, biocompatibility and abundant availability at a low cost. This study aims to design drug-free (low (LV), medium (MV) and high molecular weight (HV)) SCMC scaffolds and promote their ability to promote partial thickness burn wound healing via wound moist regulation and microbial burden control. In addition, SCMC scaffolds of distinct wound healing ability is incorporated with γ-tocotrienol as antioxidant therapeutic and has its wound healing property assessed against pure tocopherol and tocotrienol. SCMC scaffolds were prepared by means of solvent evaporation technique and their physicochemical properties namely, in vitro erosion, moisture affinity, morphology, tensile strength, polymer molecular weight and carboxymethyl substitution were investigated against partial thickness burn wound.

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Item Type: Book Section
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Ramli, Nor AmlizanUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Dissertations, Academic. Preparation of theses > Malaysia
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IPSis Biannual Publication
Volume: 6
Number: 6
Item ID: 19627
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM; Carboxymethylcellulose scaffolds
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19627

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