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PMID:  22727140     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
In May 2011, an international panel of wound care experts from multiple disciplines convened to develop this document to summarise the evolution of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) technology devices over the past 15 years, specifically concentrating on the V.A.C.(®) Therapy (KCI USA, Inc., San Antonio, TX) family of products. The aim of this document, which will be comprised of six articles, is to describe appropriate use of current technology options across a variety of wound types. The articles will include literature reviews, initiation criteria, treatment outcomes, technical pearls and clinical cases that will show the enhanced outcomes and potential economic value of the various NPWT technologies in use today.
Subhas Gupta
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International wound journal     Volume:  9 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1742-481X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Wound J     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230907     Medline TA:  Int Wound J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  iii-vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 The Author. International Wound Journal © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and Inc.
S Gupta, MD, CM, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, USA.
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