Evaluation of Efficacy of Collagen-Calcium Alginate Protectants on Chronic Wound Healing in Horses


  • Khaled. M. A. Hussin Department of Clinical Veterinary Medical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Omar Al- Mukhtar University, Al-Bayda, Liby
  • Asma Saleh W Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Toubrk University, Toubrk, Libya
  • Rehab Hamad Department of Clinical Veterinary Medical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Omar Al- Mukhtar University, Al-Bayda, Liby
  • Marwan Saleh Agricultural Research Center, Al-Bayda, Libya




Biomaterial, Collagen-Calcium Alginate, Wound Healing, Chronic Wound


This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of collagen-calcium alginate as an accelerator of wound healing in a clinical case of ten horses attended at the University Veterinary Hospital (UVH) at Omar Al-Mukhtar University, having non-healing chronic wounds. The pattern of wound healing was evaluated both clinically and by planimetry. All cases showed healing progress after the application of the collagen-calcium alginate film. The study results suggested that collagen-calcium alginate film can be a better wound healing biomaterial in horses. It can be used as a less expensive skin substitute in order to stimulate and promote wound healing in animals especially in the case of chronic non-healing wounds.


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Hussin, K. M. A., W, A. S., Hamad, R., & Saleh, M. (2021). Evaluation of Efficacy of Collagen-Calcium Alginate Protectants on Chronic Wound Healing in Horses. Al-Mukhtar Journal of Sciences, 36(2), 116–122. https://doi.org/10.54172/mjsc.v36i2.56



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