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*  Chronic wound
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a treatment that improves ischemic tissues and removes wound fluid used by bacteria. ... Pressure wounds are often the result of local ischemia from the increased pressure. Increased pressure also plays a roles in ... Pressure also plays a role in the formation of diabetic ulcers. Another leading type of chronic wounds is pressure ulcers, ... Maggot therapy has been shown to accelerate debridement of necrotic wounds and reduce the bacterial load of the wound, leading ...
*  Diabetic foot ulcer
... treatment intervals and exact timing to start negative pressure therapy in the course of chronic wound healing. Ozone therapy ... Despite a straightforward mechanism of action, results of negative pressure wound therapy studies have been inconsistent. ... "Outcomes of subatmospheric pressure dressing therapy on wounds of the diabetic foot". Ostomy/wound management. 48 (4): 64-68. ... wound dressings, and removing pressure from the wound through techniques such as total contact casting. Surgery in some cases ...
*  Negative-pressure wound therapy
Glat, Paul (8 July 2010). "The use of negative pressure wound therapy with Bio-Dome™ dressing technology". Today's Wound Clinic ... Long, Mary Arnold; Blevins, Anne (2009). "Options in negative pressure wound therapy". Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence ... verification needed] "The Challenges of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Clinical Practice , Today's Wound Clinic". www. ... "Differentiating Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Devices: An Illustrative Case Series" (PDF). Wounds. 19 (1 (Supplement)): 1-9. ...
*  Burn
There is insufficient evidence to support the use of dressings containing silver or negative-pressure wound therapy. Burns can ... Dumville, JC; Munson, C; Christie, J (15 December 2014). "Negative pressure wound therapy for partial-thickness burns". The ... As burn wounds are prone to infection, a tetanus booster shot should be given if an individual has not been immunized within ... Wounds requiring surgical closure with skin grafts or flaps (typically anything more than a small full thickness burn) should ...
*  Kinetic Concepts
V.A.C. systems used for negative pressure wound therapy. Negative pressure wound therapy Pressure ulcer "Products". Acelity. ... The largest of these business units is dedicated to wound care primarily negative pressure wound therapy for the treatment of ... KCI produced the first product developed specifically for negative pressure wound therapy. As of 2013[update] the company ... focused on therapeutic beds and surfaces then expanded to introduce the first commercial negative pressure wound therapy ...
*  Breast surgery
Kostaras EK, Tansarli GS, Falagas ME (May 2014). "Use of Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy in Breast Tissues: Evaluation of the ... There is preliminary evidence suggesting that negative-pressure wound therapy may be useful in healing complicated breast ... Furthermore, if a breast has already undergone irradiation (as in radiation therapy for treating breast cancer), there is a ... wound infection) may occur. Breast hematoma due to an operation will normally resolve with time but should be followed up with ...
*  VAC
... an Alaskan non-profit for the promotion of immunization VAC Therapy, Negative pressure wound therapy as an aid to wound healing ... Hemangioma Vacuum Assisted Closure is a negative-pressure wound therapy. Vác-Újbuda LTC, a football club based in Vác, Hungary ...
*  Boehringer Laboratories
In 2007 Boehringer introduced the Engenex product line, entering the Negative pressure wound therapy market. In 2010 Boehringer ... Negative pressure wound therapy http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=47162552 West ... Boehringer operates in 5 market segments: Advanced would care for situations where wound healing is difficult or problematic ... Bashein G, Russell AH, Momii ST (1986). "Anesthesia and remote monitoring for intraoperative radiation therapy". Journal of ...
*  Bogota bag
Other techniques include the use of absorbable mesh, the Wittmann patch, and negative pressure wound therapy. These techniques ... open abdomen negative pressure therapy system in a grade IV open abdomen secondary to acute pancreatitis". International Wound ... A Bogota bag is a sterile plastic bag used for closure of abdominal wounds. It is generally a sterilized, 3 litre genitourinary ... The Bogota bag is used to postpone definite closure until the underlying cause of the elevated intra-abdominal pressure can be ...
*  NovaBay Pharmaceuticals
... in chronic non-healing wounds" (PDF). "Treatment of Acute Necrotizing Fasciitis Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and ... "Treatment of Acute Necrotizing Fasciitis Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Adjunctive NeutroPhase Irrigation Under the ... The product successfully treats a variety of chronic non-healing wounds without the use of standard antibiotics. NovaBay ... ". "Hypochlorous Acid as a Potential Wound Care Agent Part I" (PDF). "510(k) Summary NeutroPhase® Skin and Wound Cleaner OTC" ( ...
*  Intermittent vacuum therapy
Negative-pressure wound therapy Manual lymphatic drainage Pressure Edema "Intermittent Negative Pressure Therapy" (PDF). ... Timtschenko, 2009, Use of devices for intermittent negative pressure therapy for treatment of athletes. ... The treatment was developed on basis of the LBNPD-method of the NASA (lower body negative pressure device). In 1999, the ... "Can alternating lower body negative and positive pressure during exercise alter regional body fat distribution or skin ...
*  Drain (surgery)
Penrose drain - a soft rubber tube Negative pressure wound therapy - Involves the use of enclosed foam and a suction device ... After compressing the bulb to remove fluid or air, negative pressure is created as the bulb returns to its normal shape. Blake ... a round silicone tube with channels that carry fluid to a negative pressure collection device. Drainage is thought to be ... consists of a perforated round or flat tube connected to a negative pressure collection device. The collection device is ...
*  Skin grafting
... aid to both pre-operative wound maintenance and post-operative graft healing is the use of negative pressure wound therapy ( ... A vacuum unit then creates negative pressure, sealing the edges of the wound to the foam, and drawing out excess blood and ... Skin grafting is often used to treat: Extensive wounding or trauma Burns Areas of extensive skin loss due to infection such as ... NPWT can also be used between debridement and graft operations to assist an infected wound in remaining clean for a period of ...
*  Postoperative wounds
... silver dressings and negative pressure wound therapy in the management of hard-to-heal postoperative wounds in obstetrics and ... Postoperative wounds are those wounds acquired during surgical procedures. Postoperative wound healing occurs after surgery and ... Surgical wounds can begin to open between three and five days after surgery. The wound usually appears red and can be ... Postoperative wounds are different from other wounds in that they are anticipated and treatment is usually standardized ...
*  Mölnlycke Health Care
2] New negative pressure wound therapy system launched Wounds International Volume 1 Issue 3, 25 May 2010 Official site ... The wound care product assortment also includes WoundEL® electrostimulation for hard-to-heal wounds, wound dressings such as ... The wound care division includes medical device wound healing solutions such as dressings, compression products and skin care ... Production of wound care products takes place in the UK, Finland and U.S. Twenty-three founders and leaders of the Mölnlycke ...
*  Acelity
... the first commercial negative pressure wound therapy products in the mid-1990s. In 2016, more than 10 million wounds were ... In October 2013, KCI acquired Systagenix Wound Management, originally Johnson & Johnson's professional wound care business for ... 2013: KCI acquired Systagenix Wound Management, formerly Johnson & Johnson's professional wound care business for $485 million ... The advanced wound therapeutics business is conducted by Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) and its subsidiaries, including ...
*  Abdominal compartment syndrome
... open abdomen negative pressure therapy system in a grade IV open abdomen secondary to acute pancreatitis". International Wound ... and vacuum devices using negative pressure wound therapy ). Kirkpatrick AW, Roberts DJ, De Waele J, Jaeschke R, Malbrain ML, De ... When increased compression occurs in such a hollow space, organs will begin to collapse under the pressure. As the pressure ... this is called intra-abdominal hypertension and is defined as a pressure over 12 mm Hg in adults. However, if the pressure ...
*  Negative pressure
... also known as a negative pressure ventilator Negative-pressure wound therapy. ... Negative pressure may refer to: A negative value of a pressure variable Negative room pressure, a ventilation technique used to ...
*  Medical procedure
... therapy Proton therapy Fluoride therapy Cold compression therapy Animal-Assisted Therapy Negative Pressure Wound Therapy ... oxygen therapy Oxygen therapy Gene therapy Enzyme replacement therapy Intravenous therapy Phage therapy Respiratory therapy ... therapy Physical therapy/Physiotherapy Speech therapy Phototerapy Hydrotherapy Heat therapy Shock therapy Insulin shock therapy ... Craniosacral therapy Chelation therapy Hormonal therapy Hormone replacement therapy Opiate replacement therapy Cell therapy ...
*  Pancreatitis
... open abdomen negative pressure therapy system in a grade IV open abdomen secondary to acute pancreatitis". Int Wound J. 10 (2 ... oral contraceptives/hormone replacement therapy (HRT), diuretics, antiretroviral therapy, valproic acid, and oral hypoglycemic ... Blood pressure may be elevated by pain or decreased by dehydration or bleeding. Heart and respiratory rates are often elevated ... impairing renal and respiratory function and potentially requiring management with an open abdomen to relieve the pressure. ...
*  Lohmann & Rauscher
In the area of medical technology, L&R introduced the Suprasorb CNP range for negative pressure therapy in 2008. In addition to ... wound dressings for all phases of wound healing (the Suprasorb family of brands), OR set systems and hygiene (e.g. the ...
*  Embolus
Air is then sucked into the veins by the negative pressure caused by thoracic expansion during the inhalation phase of ... Air embolism can also happen during intravenous therapy, when air is leaked into the system (however this iatrogenic error in ... Bullet embolism occurs in approximately 0.3% cases of gunshot wounds. Amniotic-fluid embolism is a rare complication of ... more-common causes include the puncture of the subclavian vein by accident or during operation where there is negative pressure ...
*  Locomotor effects of shoes
Walking in negative heeled shoes leads to a faster cadence and shorter stride length, resulting in a significantly shorter ... Beverly, MA: Fair Winds Press. pp. 50, 143, 155-165. ISBN 978-1-59233-465-0. Dr.Lieberman's Lab Website for the Barefoot ... Since plantar pressure sensation aids in balancing reactions in stepping movements, insoles with raised ridges along the edges ... Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy 1994;19:190-6 Opila-Correia, KA. Kinematics of high-heeled gait. Archives of ...
*  Sepsis
Early Goal-Directed Therapy Collaborative Group; Rivers, E; Nguyen, B; Havstad, S; et al. (2001). "Early goal-directed therapy ... After six hours the blood pressure should be adequate, close monitoring of blood pressure and blood supply to organs should be ... Sepsis caused by gram-negative bacteria is thought to be largely due to a response by the host to the lipid A component of ... If other sources of infection are suspected, cultures of these sources, such as urine, cerebrospinal fluid, wounds, or ...
*  Music therapy
... was especially effective in improving focus and attention, and in decreasing negative symptoms like anxiety and ... Rorke, M.A. (1996). "Music and the Wounded of World War II". Journal of Music Therapy. 33 (3): 189-207. doi:10.1093/jmt/33.3. ... has been found to lower blood pressure, improve heart rate variability and can help to de-stress. While music therapy has been ... Different models include behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. One therapy model based ...
*  Childbirth
As pressure on the cervix increases, women may have the sensation of pelvic pressure and an urge to begin pushing. At the ... Preventive group therapy has proven effective as a prophylactic treatment for postpartum depression. Play media Humans are ... Childbirth can be an intense event and strong emotions, both positive and negative, can be brought to the surface. Abnormal and ... There is tentative evidence that antibiotics may help prevent wound infections in women with third or fourth degree tears. ...