The Effect of Smoking on Sternal Scar Healing: A Prospective Cohort Study

A. E. K. Deliaert*, J. F. Mermans, S. J. Schop, T. S. Dormaar, E. M. Heerdt, S. A. Xanthoulea, J. G. Maessen, E. van den Kerckhove, R. R. W. J. van Der Hulst

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)200-204
Number of pages5
JournalWounds-A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019


  • hypertrophic scar
  • smoking
  • sternotomy
  • scar healing
  • scarring
  • inhalation

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