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(Reuters Health) - There are no high-quality trials assessing whether using antibiotics or antiseptics on open surgical wounds speeds healing by slowing the growth of dangerous microorganisms, accordi...
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than six million cases of chronic wounds cost $20 billion each year in the United States. Diabetic ulcers, pressure sores, surgical site wounds and...
Clear corneal wound architecture has been largely perfected for simple surgical procedures such as uncomplicated cataract removal. Typically, these incisions require minimal manipulation and result in...
This article describes the use of a whole blood clot matrix in the treatment of complex, chronic wounds. Is it a safe and effective option? Wounds
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2017 -- Many American men are infected with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but unlike women, men are more likely to stay infected throughout their lives, a new study...
(Sci Dev Net) – Egyptian researchers have developed a bandage embedded with nanoparticles for the treatment of wounds using the anti-epilepsy drug Phenytoin, known for its capacity to treat skin...
The use of zinc-coated foam in conjunction with negative pressure wound therapy was shown to be a safe and effective option in the treatment of challenging wounds. Wounds
Every year, more than 32,000 Americans die from gunshot wounds. A significant proportion of these deaths involve head wounds. Despite this massive public health burden, researchers know little about t...
Surgical wounds in diabetic patients still remain a problem till the present day. As a common plant found around the world, Hypericum perforatum L. (Hypericaceae) is traditionally prepared as an oily ...
Chronic wounds are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Approximately 20% to 23% of nonhealing wounds that are refractory to vascular intervention have other causes, including vasculitis, pyoderm...
to estimate the healing rate of complex surgical wounds and its associated factors.
A prolonged inflammatory phase is seen in aberrant wound healing and in chronic wounds. Macrophages are central to wound healing. Distinct macrophage subtypes have differing roles both in initial infl...
To investigate the antimicrobial, immunological and healing effects of Melipona scutellaris honey on infected wounds of rat skin.