Wound care: The role of advanced wound-healing technologies

Stephanie C. Wu, William Marston, David G. Armstrong

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Abstract

Wound repair and regeneration is a highly complex combination of matrix destruction and reorganization. Although major hurdles remain, advances during the past generation have improved the clinician's armamentarium in the medical and surgical management of this problem. The purpose of this article is to review the current literature regarding the pragmatic use of three of the most commonly used advanced therapies: bioengineered tissue, negative-pressure wound therapy, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, with a focus on the near-term future of wound healing, including stem cell therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)385-394
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Volume100
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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