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A simple postoperative umbilical negative-pressure dressing.
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PMID:  23263397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ABSTRACT: Application of umbilical wound dressings is challenging because of the shape and depth of the navel. Dressing changes and umbilical wound cleaning as practiced by many surgeons are painful procedures. The authors describe a simple and durable postoperative umbilical vacuum dressing, providing the advantages of topical negative-pressure wound therapy.
Federico G Seifarth; Colin G Knight
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in skin & wound care     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1538-8654     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv Skin Wound Care     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100911021     Medline TA:  Adv Skin Wound Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-9     Citation Subset:  N    
Federico G. Seifarth, MD, is Pediatric Surgeon, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Pediatric Institute & Children's Hospital, Ohio. Colin G. Knight, MD, is Pediatric Surgeon, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Miami Children's Hospital, Florida.
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