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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-12-29T12:07:09-0500
This is a prospective randomized study evaluating the use of a prophylactic incision wound vac dressing, applied in the OR, on patients undergoing posterior spine surgery with a BMI>35. Pa...
Negative pressure wound closure technique (NPWT) has been widely introduced in different clinical settings. Most of the studies report it as an effective and cost-effective method to treat...
To determine the efficacy on decreasing the rate of surgical wound complications in patients undergoing repair of large incisional hernias, after the prophylactic application of a single-u...
The purpose of this study is to look at the use of the wound vacuum assisted closure (VAC) versus standard wet to dry dressing in treating lower leg fasciotomies.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a bioelectric wound dressing, a silver-coated dressing, or a silver-foam dressing are effective in the treatment of wounds resulting from ...
Excessive biofluid around wounds often causes infection and hinders wound healing. However, the intrinsic hydrophilicity of the conventional dressing inevitably retains excessive biofluid at the inter...
Chitosan is a natural biopolymer and is the main structural component of the cuticles of crustaceans, insects and molluscs and the cell walls of certain fungi. It is abundant in nature and is naturall...
Chitosan (CS) is a biodegradable and biocompatible polysaccharide that displays immune-stimulatory effects and anti-bacterial properties for facilitating wound closure. Over the years, different CS-ba...
To assess the wound-healing ability of poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) nanofibrous wound dressing incorporated with andrographolide (Andro)-loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs).
Surgical site infections (SSI) are a common source of morbidity with vascular surgery incisions, especially in the groin. Single institution case series' have widely varying, but high incidences of gr...
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
Removal of degenerated and necrotic epithelium and underlying connective tissue of a periodontal pocket in an effort to convert a chronic ulcerated wound to an acute surgical wound, thereby insuring wound healing and attachment or epithelial adhesion, and shrinkage of the marginal gingiva. The term is sometimes used in connection with smoothing of a root surface or ROOT PLANING. (Jablonski; Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
The occupation concerned with the cutting and dressing of the hair of customers and, of men, the shaving and trimming of the beard and mustache. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.