Chronic wound sepsis due to retained vacuum assisted closure foam.

@article{Beral2009ChronicWS,
  title={Chronic wound sepsis due to retained vacuum assisted closure foam.},
  author={Daniel L Beral and Robert C Adair and Adam Peckham-Cooper and Damian J. M. Tolan and I. A. Botterill},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={338},
  pages={b2269}
}
case report A 67 year old overweight woman underwent a posterior pelvic clearance (anterior resection of rectum, loop ileostomy, total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, omentectomy, and lymph node sampling) for a left ovarian mass involving the rectosigmoid junction. Histology showed a stage IIb G1 endometrioid ovarian adenocarcinoma. Her recovery was complicated by a superficial wound dehiscence, which was treated with vacuum therapy. Two types of foam were used… CONTINUE READING