Negative-pressure wound therapy: a snapshot of the evidence.

  title={Negative-pressure wound therapy: a snapshot of the evidence.},
  author={Derick Amith Mendonca and Remo Papini and Patricia Elaine Price},
  journal={International wound journal},
  volume={3 4},
Topical negative pressure (TNP) is a mode of therapy used to encourage wound healing. It can be used as a primary treatment for chronic/complex wounds or as an adjunct to surgery. Based on the evidence to date, the clinical effectiveness of negative-pressure therapy is still unclear. Although case reports and retrospective studies have demonstrated enhanced… CONTINUE READING