Study shows use of temporary intravascular shunts improves early limb salvage after extremity vascular...

A multicentre retrospective study of the PROOVIT (Prospective observational vascular injury treatment) registry suggests the use of temporary intravascular shunts (TIVSs) results in lower...

CX audience supports call to change agency recommendations regarding paclitaxel use in peripheral interventions

Addressing representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) directly, Thomas Zeller (Bad Krozingen,...
ePTFE

Real data and experience for below-the-knee bypass back heparin-bonded ePTFE as “the best alternative...

In a Gore-sponsored satellite symposium at the 2021 Charing Cross (CX) Digital Edition (19–22 April, online), Richard Neville (Falls Church, USA) and Walter Dorigo...

CX audience demands urgent action on quicker diagnosis of hurting legs

There is a global crisis, also playing out in developed Western countries, in which too many people are having unnecessary amputations, so losing their...

Superficial tunnelling technique not associated with patency or amputation in patients with limb ischaemia

The results of a recent investigation have revealed no association between infrainguinal bypass tunnelling technique and primary outcomes in patients with limb ischaemia. “Compared...
bactiguard

Bactiguard introduces wound care in Spain

Bactiguard expands its business in the wound care market by partnering with the Spanish company Farmaban S A. The partnership enables Bactiguard to reach...

IVUS use in venous procedures improves stent patency

A recent study on iliac vein stenting showed better short- and mid-term patency rates when intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) was utilised prior to stent deployment...
zilver vena venous stent vivo clinical study

Results of two-year study show Zilver Vena Venous Stent is safe and effective

The results of a two-year study support the continued safety and effectiveness of the Zilver Vena Venous Stent (Cook Medical) in treating symptomatic iliofemoral...

“More robust” studies needed to confirm near infrared spectroscopy as valuable diagnostic tool in...

“The available data suggest that exercise training improves de-oxygenation and re-oxygenation patterns, as measured with near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), in patients with lower extremity...

First human trials for scar-less wound healing cream begin

Researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA; Perth, Australia) have partnered with industry to conduct a world-first study to investigate a new product—a...
zinc

Novel antimicrobial nanoparticles show promise in wound healing

Zinc ferrite (ZnFe2O4) nanoparticles have the potential to be used as a future antimicrobial and wound-healing drug, a recent study in the Journal of...

Researchers recommend national registries address geographical variation in DVT guideline implementation

A new review concludes that the implementation of clinical guidelines for the management of patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) varies among countries, from...

LimFlow receives Japan PMDA approval for clinical study of minimally-invasive technology

LimFlow announced today that the Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) has approved its Clinical Trial Notification (CTN) for the Japanese cohort of...
integrate

MolecuLight i:X platform available to 650 long-term healthcare facilities through Synergy HealthCare Alliance

The MolecuLight i:X platform (from MolecuLight), which uses fluorescence imaging for the point-of-care detection of wounds containing elevated bacterial loads, is now available to...
oxygen

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy reduces thermal wound complications and length of stay in hospitals, study...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can reduce thermal wound complications, length of stay in hospitals due to thermal burns, intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (ICAM-1) mRNA...
Una Adderley

Una Adderley

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William Ennis

Mike Edmonds profile on iwounds news

Michael Edmonds