Centella asiatica (Centellicum®) facilitates the regular healing of surgical scars in subjects at high risk of keloids.
- Roberto Cotellese,
- Shu Hu,
- Gianni Belcaro,
- Andrea Ledda,
- Beatrice Feragalli,
- Mark Dugall,
- Morio Hosoi,
- Edmondo Ippolito
Minerva Chir 2018 Apr;73(2):151-156
IRVINE3 Labs, Chieti-Pescara University, Chieti, Italy.
Background: Formation of scars after surgical incisions requires the proper appositions of elements contributing to the scarring process. The structural rebuilding of damaged tissues is essential in producing a linear scar. The excess of blood, foreign particles, exuberant sutures, necrotic tissue, possible infective agents, as well as the ongoing inflammatory process may produce a non-linear, sometimes painful keloidal scar. Read More