Category list : Negative-pressure therapy
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Using negative pressure therapy in wound healingSubscription
Complex wounds may benefit from negative pressure therapy. Consideration must be given to appropriate patient selection and dressing application.
International researchers have devised 12 recommendations for the use of negative pressure wound therapy in the treatment of traumatic wounds and reconstructive surgery, after reviewing more than 192 studies into the use of the vacuum assisted technique.
A single-use negative pressure wound therapy system has been approved for use on acute wounds and high-risk incisions and grafts.
Mölnlycke Health Care has launched Mepiseal, a flexible sealant that aims to provide more effective negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT).