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Multiple bacterial species reside in chronic wounds: a longitudinal study
The aim of the study was to investigate the bacterial profile of chronic venous leg ulcers and the importance of the profile to ulcer development. Patients with persisting venous leg ulcers wereExpand
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A novel approach to the antimicrobial activity of maggot debridement therapy
Objectives Commercially produced sterile green bottle fly Lucilia sericata maggots are successfully employed by practitioners worldwide to clean a multitude of chronic necrotic wounds and reduceExpand
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Abstinence From Smoking Reduces Incisional Wound Infection: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Objective Clinical studies show that the incidence of postoperative wound complications is higher in smokers than nonsmokers. In this study, we evaluated the effect of abstinence from smoking onExpand
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Models for use in wound healing research: A survey focusing on in vitro and in vivo adult soft tissue
Many different factors must be considered before selecting a wound healing model to use for a specific study. A wide variety of models have been developed that examine different aspects of the repairExpand
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Ectopic localization of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in chronic cutaneous wounds.
It has been hypothesized that excessive activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), in particular the gelatinases MMP-9 and MMP-2, contributes to poor healing of chronic skin ulcers. We comparedExpand
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Compression bandage as treatment for ulcers induced by intramuscular self-injection of paraffin oil.
posterior part of the deltoid muscle. Over a period of 1–1.5 years, he carried out 10 series of oil injections of 20 ml in each muscle. In total, he had injected approximately 1 litre of oil in eachExpand
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Study of peristomal skin disorders in patients with permanent stomas.
The aim of this article was to investigate the frequency, severity and diversity of peristomal skin disorders among individuals with a permanent stoma in a community population. All individuals withExpand
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Effect of Topical Autologous Platelet-Rich Fibrin versus No Intervention on Epithelialization of Donor Sites and Meshed Split-Thickness Skin Autografts: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Background: Autologous platelet-rich fibrin contains multiple growth factors. The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to study the effect of topical platelet-rich fibrin on epithelialization ofExpand
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Randomized controlled trial on collagen/oxidized regenerated cellulose/silver treatment
Collagen/oxidized regenerated cellulose (ORC)/silver therapy has been designed to facilitate wound healing by normalizing the microenvironment and correcting biochemical imbalances in chronic wounds.Expand
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Clinical performance of a new silver dressing, Contreet Foam, for chronic exuding venous leg ulcers.
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the safety and performance of a new sustained silver-releasing dressing, Contreet Foam (Coloplast A/S), in the treatment of moderately to highly exuding chronicExpand
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