The enhanced healing of a high-risk, clean, sutured surgical incision by prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy as delivered by Prevena™ Customizable™: cosmetic and therapeutic results.

@article{Scalise2015TheEH,
  title={The enhanced healing of a high-risk, clean, sutured surgical incision by prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy as delivered by Prevena™ Customizable™: cosmetic and therapeutic results.},
  author={Alessandro Scalise and Caterina Tartaglione and Elisa Bolletta and Roberto Calamita and Giovanni J Nicoletti and Marina Pierangeli and Luca Grassetti and Giovanni Maria Di Benedetto},
  journal={International wound journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={218-23}
}
According to the literature, incisional closure complications may range from postoperative surgical site infections, representing 17-22% of health care-associated infections, surgical wound dehiscence and formation of haematomas or seromas, and can lead to delayed or impaired incision healing. These kinds of situations are more common when wounds are closed under tension or in specific patient morbidities. Obesity, in particular, is associated with an impaired blood flow to tissues… CONTINUE READING
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