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1. (WO2018144461) ANIMAL WOUND MODEL AND METHODS OF USE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/144461    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/015963
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 31 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 17/03
A61B 17/04
A61B 17/28
Applicants: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Inventors: MCCARTHY, Cullen
BERRY, William
TOMASEK, James
LEES, Jason
Title: ANIMAL WOUND MODEL AND METHODS OF USE
Abstract:
A non-human animal model, method, spring, and kit for testing agents for treating wound scarring. The non-human test animal has a wound in a skin surface thereof, the wound having a perimeter edge; and a garter spring attached to the skin surface of the test animal in a position outside of the perimeter edge of the wound. The garter spring optionally has one or more bands for constricting the force exerted by the coil of the garter spring.