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Mouse study finds cornea wounds in diabetes have abnormal electric signals and suggests they could be a target in managing slow and non-healing wounds.
There is insufficient evidence to know whether dressings reduce the risk of surgical site infection in closed primary surgical wounds. Jane Blazeby, professor of surgery at the University of Bristol...
The sugary drops that form on the edges of wounds in a particular plant species have been identified as nectar, which attracts the enemies of leaf-eating pests.Plants usually heal wounds quickly, but ...
What factors should be considered before pulling a postoperative drain? Wounds
People with diabetes often suffer from wounds that are slow to heal and can lead to ulcers, gangrene, and amputation. Now, an international team led by Min Zhao, M.D., Ph.D., professor of ophthalmol...
Cryopreserved skin allografts may be a safe and effective option for treating wounds with exposed bone or tendon. Wounds
A new study describes a method for testing bacteria in wounds that could lead to lower health care costs and...
Diabetic cornea wounds generate weaker electric signals vs. wounds not associated with diabetes in mice, likely slowing healing, according to recent study findings.The results could ultimately open up...
To investigate the antimicrobial, immunological and healing effects of Melipona scutellaris honey on infected wounds of rat skin.
Traditionally free tissue transfer has been used to cover wounds of the distal third of the leg. Advances in flap anatomy, elevation and surgical techniques have allowed the use of pedicled flaps to a...
Background: In recent decades, negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has become the gold standard in the treatment of infected wounds. Negative pressure wound therapy with instillation (NPWTi) is a n...
The purpose of this project was to develop, implement, and evaluate a teaching tool for self-assessment of surgical incisions after laparotomy surgery.
Chronic wounds are a drain on resources both for the patient and health institution. Management of chronic wounds based on evidence-based practice requires baseline data for adequate planning.