Flashcards in Tissue injury and repair Deck (15):
Increased demand and stimulation can lead to...
Hypertrophy & hyperplasia
E.g. left ventricular hypertrophy
Decreased nutrition and stimulation can lead to...
E.g. muscle shrinkage
Chronic irritation can lead to...
Tissue regeneration is...
Tissue repair is...
Combo of regeneration and scar formation
Examples of regeneration...
Superficial skin wounds
Liver generation after partial hepatectomy
Examples of repair...
Deep excisional wounds
Examples of fibrosis (tissue scar)...
Chronic inflam diseases (cirrhosis)
Examples of true regeneration (limited)...
Bone after fracture
Epithelium following superficial injury
Local factors that affect wound healing are...
What can delay wound healing?
Systemic factors that affect healing are...
Where normal tissue architecture cannot be restored, it is mostly replaced by...
Name complications of tissue repair...
Deficient scar formation (wound dehiscence)