journal

The CLI Global Society announces the Journal of Critical Limb Ischemia

The CLI Global Society is launching the first peer-reviewed academic journal focusing on interventional techniques pertaining to critical limb ischemia (CLI). The new journal,...

Use of wearable activity monitors could benefit intermittent claudication patients, study suggests

There is some evidence to indicate that the inclusion of wearable activity monitors in home-based exercise therapy improves walking ability and quality of life...
PROMISE

LINC 2021: New data show potential of Limflow system to improve outcomes for no-option...

In a late-breaking trial session at LINC 2021 (The Leipzig Interventional Course, 25–29 January, online), key updates on below-the-knee (BTK) interventions were in the spotlight. Speaking during his...
antioxidant

Antioxidant cocktail loaded into hydrogel “a promising treatment” for healing burn wounds

José L Soriano (University of Granada, Granada, Spain) and colleagues propose a strategy for the wound healing of burns in Pharmaceutics that combines the...
nutritional

Oral nutritional supplements effective therapeutic option for hard-to-heal wounds, study finds

Specialised oral nutritional supplement can be a therapeutic option for hard-to-heal wounds, conclude Adriano A Mehl (Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil) and...
health

SVS Foundation’s new initiative to address disparities in vascular health

Significant disparities in healthcare services in the USA result in unnecessary limb loss, stroke, and death. Vascular health professionals are developing new programmes to...
breakthrough

FDA grants breakthrough device designation to PEDRA Xauron real-time tissue perfusion system

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Pedra Technology a breakthrough device designation for the periprocedural use of the company’s Pedra Xauron...

First ESVS guidelines on venous thrombosis published

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has produced a clinical practice guidelines document on the management of venous thrombosis—the first guidelines the society...
mexico

Risk of severe COVID-19 greater in more socially vulnerable communities in Mexico, study finds:...

Social vulnerability contributes considerably to the probability of hospitalisation among individuals with COVID-19 and diabetes with associated comorbidities. This is the conclusion of a...
healing

Investigators find no evidence of effective healing from a medicinal plant used in Brazil

A systematic review published in Wound Management and Prevention did not find evidence of the in vivo effectiveness of Plantago major—a medicinal plant that...
maternity

Expert EWMA group highlight need for investment in maternity services research

“Investment in maternity services research is essential for our understanding of the extent of wound-related complications for the postpartum mother and improved clinical pathways...
diabetes

The American Diabetes Association updates the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes for 2021

Diabetes Care has published a summary of revisions made to the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2021. “The field of diabetes care is rapidly...
remote

AI-powered remote wound assessment device as effective as bedside examination, study finds

Remote wound assessment undertaken by physicians is as effective through an artificial intelligence (AI) medical device as bedside examination, a new study published in...
ischaemic

Remote ischaemic conditioning works “from the inside out” to heal perfusion-ischaemic wounds

Remote ischaemic conditioning is a “really innovative technology” that can be used as an adjunctive therapy to significantly reduce tissue damage from an interrupted...
continuous

First case of continuous topical oxygen therapy healing a calciphylaxis wound presented at SAWC

Windy Cole (director of Wound Care Research, Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, USA) presented the first case—to her knowledge—to document healing...
Una Adderley

Una Adderley

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William Ennis

Mike Edmonds profile on iwounds news

Michael Edmonds