Approaches to wound management

Srichana, Teerapol
November 2012
Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science;Nov2012, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p1
Academic Journal
The author reflects on various approaches to wound management in surgical procedures. He discusses the use of vacuum-assisted wound closure and application of sub atmospheric pressure, which reduces tissue microbial load in a wound. He states that microorganisms, gene-based strategies and several growth factors aid in tissue repair which includes epidermal growth factor (EGF), basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ).


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