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Infections contracted during surgical operations are a serious healthcare problem, leading to death in some cases. Now, a research project at the University of Huddersfield is investigating the use o...
Made from birch bark extract, Episalvan can reduce the healing time of wounds in which the upper layers of the skin have been damaged, for example by a burn or during surgical skin grafting. Intern...
During learning, cells in the crow brain acquire discharge patterns that associate pictures with their meaning.
How can cute cat pictures influence behavior change?
Microparticles defy microvessel blood flow to deliver therapeutic payloads into wounds via propulsion and convection created by rapid release of carbon dioxide.
ZipLine Medical has created a product that closes surgical wounds will avoiding the risk of infection or additional scarring.
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-- Minor wounds and surgical scars should heal themselves, but there are things you can do to minimize scarring. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends: Use gentle soap and water to clean the...
During the Great War, the French surgeon Alexis Carrel, in collaboration with the English chemist Henry Dakin, devised an antiseptic treatment for infected wounds. This paper focuses on Carrel's attem...
Following surgery, incisions are usually closed by fixing the edges together with sutures (stitches), staples, adhesive glue or clips. This process helps the cut edges heal together and is called 'hea...
We report the results of our investigations on the effect of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (APDT) on angiogenesis in wounds of diabetic mice. For this, measurements were made on levels of nitric ...
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...