Wound Chemotherapy by the Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Infusion

@inproceedings{Giovinco2010WoundCB,
  title={Wound Chemotherapy by the Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Infusion},
  author={Nicholas A. Giovinco and Trung D. Bui and Timothy K. Fisher and Joseph L R Mills and David G. Armstrong},
  booktitle={Eplasty},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION Although the use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is broadly efficacious, it may foster some potentially adverse complications. This is particularly true in patients with diabetes who have a wound colonized with aerobic organisms. Traditional antiseptics have been proven useful to combat such bacteria but require removal of some NPWT devices to be effective. METHODS In this article, we describe a method of "wound chemotherapy" by combining NPWT and a continuous infusion… CONTINUE READING
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