Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy

Known as: Negative-Pressure Therapy, Topical, Topical Negative-Pressure Therapy, Negative-Pressure Therapies, Topical 
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up… (More)
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2015
2015
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the economic benefit of prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy on a closed laparotomy incision after… (More)
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2014
Review
2014
The efficacy of NPWT in promoting wound healing has been largely accepted by clinicians, yet the number of high-level clinical… (More)
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2013
Review
2013
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), which was introduced as a commercial product (V.A.C. Therapy, KCI USA, Inc., San Antonio… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES To investigate negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) to prevent wound dehiscence and infection after high-risk lower… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Negative-pressure wound therapy is believed to accelerate wound healing by altered wound edge microvascular blood flow… (More)
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2008
2008
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is an established modality in the treatment of challenging wounds. However, most existing… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Negative pressure wound therapy has become an increasingly important part of wound management. Over the last decade, numerous… (More)
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2007
2007
Lymphoceles and lymph fistulas are common complications of femoral exposure for vascular procedures. Three patients who required… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Acute and chronic wounds affect millions of patients. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has been available for several… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Diabetic foot wounds, particularly those secondary to amputation, are very complex and difficult to treat. We… (More)
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