Management of Laparotomy Wound Dehiscence
- V.A.C.Â® Abdominal Dressing System. Labler, Ludwig; Zwingmann, Jörn; Mayer, Dieter; Stocker, Reto; Trentz, Otmar; Keel, Marius // European Journal of Trauma;Oct2005, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p488
Background and Purpose: The study reports experience with the recently commercially available V.A.C.Â® Abdominal Dressing System, a system designed for a temporary closure of an open abdomen situation under negative pressure. The method allows a late primary fascial closure after laparotomy in...
- Crohn's Disease and Wound Healing. WALLACE, SOPHIE // Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia;Jun2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p18
No abstract available.
- Management of a complex abdominal wound: a case study. Tay Ai Choo; Ong Choo Eng // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p118
The management of complex abdominal dehiscence can be most challenging, especially when the challenge is compounded by a need to manage high fistulae output. This case study outlines the innovative management of a complex abdominal wound in a 56-year-old Chinese female. The patient had multiple...
- Latrogenic splenic injury: Prevention and treatment. Sharma, Dhananjaya // Indian Journal of Surgery;May/Jun2004, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p146
Offers information on iatrogenic splenic injury, a complication associated with abdominal surgery. Anatomy of the spleen; Types of splenic injury; Risk factors for iatrogenic splenic trauma; Ways to prevent iatrogenic splenic injury.
- SPONTANEOUS COLOSTOMY: APPLICATION OF NEGATIVE PRESSURE THERAPY (NPWT). // World Council of Enterostomal Therapists Journal;Oct-Dec2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p22
An abstract of the article "Spontaneous Colostomy: Application of Negative Pressure Therapy (NPWT)," by Emilia Mateo and Immaculada Davin is presented.
- Mesh repair for postoperative wound dehiscence in the presence of infection: is absorbable mesh safer than non-absorbable mesh? van't Riet, M.; de Vos Steenwijk, P. J.; Bonjer, H. J.; Steyerberg, E. W.; Jeekel, J. // Hernia;Oct2007, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p409
In patients with postoperative wound dehiscence in the presence of infection, extensive visceral oedema often necessitates mechanical containment of bowel. Prosthetic mesh is often used for this purpose. The aim of the present study was to assess the safety of the use of non-absorbable and...
- Trauma abdominal Â«cerradoÂ» en niÃ±os. Experiencia en 24 niÃ±os. Fuentes-Rivas, Adolfo // Revista Mexicana de Pediatria;sep/oct2011, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p192
The surgical findings in 24 children with abdominal trauma are presented the average age of the injured patients was 9 years, six were women and 18 men, most of them were injuries by common cause was motor vehicles accidents in 12, 8 of them had splenic injuries followed by liver injury in 6....
- Managing exudate and the key requirements of absorbent dressings. Stephen-Haynes, Jackie // British Journal of Community Nursing;Mar2011 Supplement, Vol. 16, pS44
Tissue viability is a challenging area of care and relates to prevention, healing or managing symptom in a variety of wounds. The annual expenditure on wound care in the NHS is estimated at Â£2.3-Â£3.1bn per year, accounting for 3% of NHS spend (Drew et al, 2007). From the initial concept of...
- HOW TO SUCCEED WITH WET-TO-DRY DRESSINGS. Chang, Lana Fourshee; Chang, Lana Foushee // RN;Jan79, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p63
Presents guidelines for nurses on applying wet-to-dry dressings. Function of wet-to-dry dressings to debride the wound; Step-by-step guide to proper procedure; Selection of the right type of solution used to soak the dressing. INSET: WET-TO-DRY DRESSINGS: Step-by-Step guide to proper....