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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.
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
A new study describes a method for testing bacteria in wounds that could lead to lower health care costs and...
Read about epidermal grafting and its potential roles in wound care and closure. Wounds
Microparticles defy microvessel blood flow to deliver therapeutic payloads into wounds via propulsion and convection created by rapid release of carbon dioxide.
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...
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...
The purpose of this project was to develop, implement, and evaluate a teaching tool for self-assessment of surgical incisions after laparotomy surgery.