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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Resource Center

Introduction. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has been used to treat acute and chronic wounds in a variety of scenarios. Specifically, in autologous breast reconstruction, studies investigating the use of closed incision NPWT (ciNPWT) in breast surgery are lacking. Objective. The aim of this…
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Quiz

Which type of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy do you find yourself using the most in your practice?

  1. Traditional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  2. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy With Instillation and Dwell Time
  3. Single-Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  4. Mechanically Powered Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  5. Closed Incision Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Video
Paul Kim, DPM, MS, discusses the near absence of randomized control trials (RCTs) exploring negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and dwell time (…
Video
In this video, Paul Kim, DPM, MS, emphasizes the value of researching the clinical effects of negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and dwell time (NPWTi-d…
Original Research
This study analyzed the cost-utility of NPWT compared with traditional wound care for the treatment of patients with diabetic foot ulcers in Iran from the perspective of…
Pearls for Practice
Introduction Necrotizing fasciitis is a life-threatening infection that can rapidly destroy skin, fat, and any tissue that covers muscle. It is sometimes…
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