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To confirm the safety and wound healing activity of a topical spray powder containing hyaluronic acid (HA) and metallic silver (Hyalosilver, Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A., Italy), and investigate its effect on the control of bacterial load in vascular ulcers or category I-II pressure ulcers (PU).
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Name: Journal of wound care
Healing of open wounds is of great medical importance. Wound healing is a complex process that aims to restore the function and structure of damaged tissue. This study was conducted to compare seconda...
: The main goal in the management of chronic wounds is the development of multifunctional dressings able to promote a rapid recovery of skin structure and function, improving patient compliance. : Thi...
Silver-containing wound dressings commonly are used when there is a risk of infection. These commercial antimicrobial silver dressings have various compositions that use different substrates and/or si...
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Aim of the study is to assess the therapeutic effects of topical hyaluronic-acid use on secondary wound healing of the free gingival graft donor site. The hypothesis of this study is that ...
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The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the clinical performance, safety, and cost-effectiveness of Oasis ECM as a treatment for different types of chronic wounds in the community sett...
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of hyaluronic acid gel injections compared to saline injections in improving scar quality in patients undergoing breast reduction sur...
The use of silver, usually silver nitrate, as a reagent for producing contrast or coloration in tissue specimens.
A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200.59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to MERCURY POISONING. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing.
A therapeutic treatment typically involving INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTIONS of HYALURONIC ACID and related compounds. The procedure is commonly used in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS with the therapeutic goal to restore the viscoelasticity of SYNOVIAL FLUID, decrease pain, improve mobility and restore the natural protective functions of hyaluronan in the joint.
Silver. An element with the atomic symbol Ag, atomic number 47, and atomic weight 107.87. It is a soft metal that is used medically in surgical instruments, dental prostheses, and alloys. Long-continued use of silver salts can lead to a form of poisoning known as ARGYRIA.
A water insoluble terpene fatty acid used in the treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers; it facilitates the healing and function of mucosal tissue.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine are whole medical systems that did not fit with conventional medicine as they have completely different philosophies and ideas on the causes of disease, methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment. Although often overlapping, co...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...
Vascular relates to blood vessels (Oxford Medical Dictionary) and can be used to describe the supply of blood, a disease affecting the blood vessels or molecules associated with these structures. For example, <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->atherosclerosis ...