[Vacuum-assisted closure of nonhealing wounds in head and neck reconstructive surgery].

@article{Baisch2007VacuumassistedCO,
  title={[Vacuum-assisted closure of nonhealing wounds in head and neck reconstructive surgery].},
  author={Alexander Baisch and Karl Hoermann and Urlich Reinhart Goessler and Alexander Sauter and Prof. Dr. F. Riedel},
  journal={HNO},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={
          392-8
        }
}
Chronic wounds are characterized by slow or nonexistent wound healing. Usually their treatment is expensive. Therefore new concepts in management are of interest in order to reduce treatment time and costs. One option is vacuum sealing. The concept of topical negative pressure is not new, and many chronic nonhealing wounds could be closed successfully with the help of vacuum sealing. Until now, there has been no documented case of vacuum sealing in head and neck reconstructive surgery. Our case… CONTINUE READING

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