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“Connecting surgical and non-surgical care” the key to improving treatment for wound patients

Inpatient wound services are an essential component of care that can improve the likelihood of patients returning as outpatients, thereby reducing readmissions, Christi Cavaliere...

No significant advantage found for nanocrystalline-coated silver dressings after coronary vascularisation

There is no significant benefit to the use of nanocrystalline-coated silver dressings over standard wound dressings, following coronary revascularisation, in patients with type 2...
Tiemen van Boxtel

Gentamicin-containing implant shows no significant impact in the prevention of surgical wound infections

Using an implant containing gentamicin in the groin area following vascular surgery does not significantly reduce the incidence of infected wounds during the postoperative...

MolecuLight receives FDA 510(k) approval for i:X handheld fluorescence imaging device

MolecuLight, a specialist in handheld fluorescence imaging for real-time visualisation of fluorescence in wounds, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its i:X handheld fluorescence...
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Orpyx launches sensory insoles with remote patient monitoring for diabetic foot ulcer prevention

Orpyx has announced the launch of its Orpyx SI Sensory Insoles with remote patient monitoring for the prevention of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and...
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Wound care specialists can improve microcirculation by maximising “the overall vascular health of patients”

Wound care specialists can improve microcirculation by maximising “the overall vascular health of patients” It is the refrain William Ennis (University of Illinois, Chicago,...
Julie-Mullings-Wounds UK

Evidence-based pathway for leg ulcer treatment improves healing times but not quality of life...

Implementation of an evidence-based pathway for leg ulcer care in community nursing has resulted in a significant reduction in healing times, according to research...
Daniel-clair-VIVA

PROMISE I trial affirms potential of LimFlow system for treatment of “no-option” CLI patients

Initial findings of an early feasibility trial have demonstrated that the LimFlow System does represent a safe and reproducible method of treating patients with...
Amit Gefen Wounds UK

Updated international guidelines highlight new “damage cascade” for why pressure ulcers develop

As part of newly published international guidelines on the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, it has been revealed that these wounds occur, primarily,...
SEM-device

New pressure ulcer guidelines recommend use of subepidermal moisture measurement device

The 2019 Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline, published on 15 November 2019, has introduced new evidence-based recommendations for using a...
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National Wound Care Strategy aiming for “excellence” across lower limb and surgical work streams

“Our aim is to establish the underlying economic and clinical case for change, identify what needs to happen and describe how we make that...
Laci-Keltz-ACWHTR

Sub-acute payment model introduces new patient steps that will impact wound care providers

US wound care service providers operating in skilled nursing facilities were urged to follow a new set of steps when attending to patients amid...

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel changes name to National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) has announced that it has changed its name to the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). According...
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Retrospective study finds Kerecis fish-skin graft to be effective for diabetic wound treatment

The efficacy of the Kerecis fish skin treatment for diabetic lower-extremity wounds has been affirmed in a new peer-reviewed article published in the journal...
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Imbed wins $4 million round of financing for Microlyte Matrix dressing

Imbed Biosciences, a biotech company which specialises in the development of advanced therapies for burns, chronic ulcers and surgical wounds, has announced that it...
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