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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...
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...
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...
(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 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 ...
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Every year, more than 32,000 Americans die from gunshot wounds. A significant proportion of these deaths involve head wounds. Despite this massive public he...
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...
to estimate the healing rate of complex surgical wounds and its associated factors.
To investigate the antimicrobial, immunological and healing effects of Melipona scutellaris honey on infected wounds of rat skin.
Dermal matrices are used to improve healing in both acute and chronic wounds including diabetic and lower extremity wounds, burns, trauma, and surgical reconstruction. The use of dermal matrices for t...
The purpose of this project was to develop, implement, and evaluate a teaching tool for self-assessment of surgical incisions after laparotomy surgery.
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...