Invasion of neutrophils?

Feb 01, 2004, 5:00am

Richmond, Va. - Chronicity of nonhealing pressure ulcers appears to result from extensive invasion of neutrophils and destruction of growth factors, collagen, and other matrix components by neutrophil-derived enzymes, according to Robert F. Diegelmann, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, anatomy, and emergency medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.