bandages

Summary

Summary: Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Treatment of breast-cancer-related lymphedema with or without manual lymphatic drainage--a randomized study
    L Andersen
    Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 39:399-405. 2000
  2. ncbi Lower limb and abdominal compression bandages prevent progressive orthostatic hypotension in elderly persons: a randomized single-blind controlled study
    Cristian Podoleanu
    Cardiologie Clinica Medicala 4, Spitalul Clinic de Urgenta, University Hospital, Targu Mures, Romania
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1425-32. 2006
  3. ncbi Electrospun fiber mats containing shikonin and derivatives with potential biomedical applications
    Konstantinos N Kontogiannopoulos
    Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Pharm 409:216-28. 2011
  4. ncbi Silver dressings: their role in wound management
    David J Leaper
    Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4XN UK
    Int Wound J 3:282-94. 2006
  5. ncbi The safety and efficacy of dressings with silver - addressing clinical concerns
    Keith Cutting
    Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4AD, UK
    Int Wound J 4:177-84. 2007
  6. ncbi Extending the TIME concept: what have we learned in the past 10 years?(*)
    David J Leaper
    Section of Wound Healing, Institute for Translation, Innovation, Methodology and Engagement, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Int Wound J 9:1-19. 2012
  7. ncbi Topical silver for preventing wound infection
    Marja N Storm Versloot
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre at the University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105 AZ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006478. 2010
  8. ncbi Wound healing dressings and drug delivery systems: a review
    Joshua S Boateng
    Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, John Arbuthnott Building, 27 Taylor Street, Glasgow G4 0NR, UK
    J Pharm Sci 97:2892-923. 2008
  9. pmc Composite poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(vinyl acetate) electrospun nanofibrous mats as a novel wound dressing matrix for controlled release of drugs
    Marziyeh Jannesari
    Department of Textile Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:993-1003. 2011
  10. ncbi A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes
    R J Hinchliffe
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Nottingham, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:S119-44. 2008

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Publications279 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Treatment of breast-cancer-related lymphedema with or without manual lymphatic drainage--a randomized study
    L Andersen
    Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 39:399-405. 2000
    ..The patients were followed-up for a total of 12 months. The study showed that both groups obtained a significant reduction in edema and that MLD did not contribute significantly to reduce edema volume...
  2. ncbi Lower limb and abdominal compression bandages prevent progressive orthostatic hypotension in elderly persons: a randomized single-blind controlled study
    Cristian Podoleanu
    Cardiologie Clinica Medicala 4, Spitalul Clinic de Urgenta, University Hospital, Targu Mures, Romania
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1425-32. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the efficacy of compression bandage of legs and abdomen in preventing hypotension and symptoms...
  3. ncbi Electrospun fiber mats containing shikonin and derivatives with potential biomedical applications
    Konstantinos N Kontogiannopoulos
    Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Pharm 409:216-28. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi Silver dressings: their role in wound management
    David J Leaper
    Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4XN UK
    Int Wound J 3:282-94. 2006
    ..Nanocrystalline technology appears to give the highest, sustained release of silver to a wound without clear risk of toxicity...
  5. ncbi The safety and efficacy of dressings with silver - addressing clinical concerns
    Keith Cutting
    Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4AD, UK
    Int Wound J 4:177-84. 2007
    ..The impact of silver application on the wound bioburden needs to be examined carefully to heighten our awareness of any deleterious effects on the healing process, without inducing any unfounded anxieties...
  6. ncbi Extending the TIME concept: what have we learned in the past 10 years?(*)
    David J Leaper
    Section of Wound Healing, Institute for Translation, Innovation, Methodology and Engagement, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Int Wound J 9:1-19. 2012
    ..The TIME principle remains relevant 10 years on, with continuing important developments that incorporate new evidence for wound care...
  7. ncbi Topical silver for preventing wound infection
    Marja N Storm Versloot
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre at the University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105 AZ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006478. 2010
    ..AUTHORS' CONCLUSIONS: There is insufficient evidence to establish whether silver-containing dressings or topical agents promote wound healing or prevent wound infection; some poor quality evidence for SSD suggests the opposite...
  8. ncbi Wound healing dressings and drug delivery systems: a review
    Joshua S Boateng
    Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, John Arbuthnott Building, 27 Taylor Street, Glasgow G4 0NR, UK
    J Pharm Sci 97:2892-923. 2008
    ..General formulation approaches towards achieving optimum physical properties and controlled delivery characteristics for an active wound healing dosage form are also considered briefly...
  9. pmc Composite poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(vinyl acetate) electrospun nanofibrous mats as a novel wound dressing matrix for controlled release of drugs
    Marziyeh Jannesari
    Department of Textile Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran
    Int J Nanomedicine 6:993-1003. 2011
    ..Also, the thickness of the blend nanofiber mats strongly influenced the initial release and rate of drug release...
  10. ncbi A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetes
    R J Hinchliffe
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Nottingham, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:S119-44. 2008
    ..Until such evidence is available from robust trials, there is limited justification for the use of more expensive treatments and dressings...
  11. ncbi Hemodynamic effects of vacuum-assisted closure therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using magnetic resonance imaging
    Rainer Petzina
    Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1154-62. 2007
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  12. ncbi The effectiveness of silver-releasing dressings in the management of non-healing chronic wounds: a meta-analysis
    Shu Fen Lo
    Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi College of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 18:716-28. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of silver-releasing dressings in the management of non-healing chronic wounds...
  13. ncbi Hyperbranched polyglycerol electrospun nanofibers for wound dressing applications
    E A Torres Vargas
    Faculdade de Medicina de Itajubá FMIt, Laboratorio de Bioquimica, Itajubá MG, Brazil
    Acta Biomater 6:1069-78. 2010
    ..officinalis content in the HPGL-C. officinalis membranes. The results of in vivo experiments in rats suggested that HPGL-C. officinalis might be an interesting bioactive wound dressing material for clinical applications...
  14. ncbi A genipin-crosslinked gelatin membrane as wound-dressing material: in vitro and in vivo studies
    Wen Hsiang Chang
    Department of Chemical Engineering National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 30013, ROC
    J Biomater Sci Polym Ed 14:481-95. 2003
    ..Additionally, the healing rate for the wound treated with the genipin-crosslinked dressing was notably faster than its glutaraldehyde-crosslinked counterpart...
  15. ncbi Electrospun nanofibrous polyurethane membrane as wound dressing
    Myung Seob Khil
    Department of Textile Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Chonju, 561 756, South Korea
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 67:675-9. 2003
    ..This electrospun membrane has potential applications for wound dressing based upon its unique properties...
  16. ncbi A systematic review of silver-releasing dressings in the management of infected chronic wounds
    Shu Fen Lo
    Department of Nursing, Tzu Chi College of Technology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital and School and Graduate Institute of Nursing, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 17:1973-85. 2008
    ..This paper is a systematic review with the objective of determining the effectiveness of silver-releasing dressing in the management of infected chronic wounds...
  17. ncbi Preparation and characterization of antimicrobial wound dressings based on silver, gellan, PVA and borax
    C Cencetti
    Department of Drug Chemistry and Technologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Carbohydr Polym 90:1362-70. 2012
    ..A sustained silver release is also achieved. The antibacterial activity was confirmed on Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  18. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of Promogran (a collagen/oxidized regenerated cellulose dressing) vs standard treatment in the management of diabetic foot ulcers
    Aristidis Veves
    Joslin Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center, One Deaconess Rd, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Surg 137:822-7. 2002
    ..Promogran, a wound dressing consisting of collagen and oxidized regenerated cellulose, is more effective that standard care in treating chronic diabetic plantar ulcers...
  19. ncbi Chronic venous insufficiency and venous leg ulceration
    I C Valencia
    Department of Dermatology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:401-21; quiz 422-4. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi Wound management in an era of increasing bacterial antibiotic resistance: a role for topical silver treatment
    J B Wright
    Westaim Biomedical Corp, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 26:572-7. 1998
    ..Silver may be a useful prophylactic or therapeutic agent for the prevention of wound colonization by organisms that impede healing, including antibiotic-resistant bacteria...
  21. ncbi Silver treatments for leg ulcers: a systematic review
    Holly Chambers
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 15:165-73. 2007
    ..This review highlights the need for further, more rigorous research to be carried out before the use of these silver-based interventions in routine leg ulcer management is supported...
  22. pmc Management of ankle sprains: a randomised controlled trial of the treatment of inversion injuries using an elastic support bandage or an Aircast ankle brace
    S H Boyce
    A and E Department, Glasgow Victoria Infirmary, 33 Mansionhouse Gardens, Langside, Glasgow G41 3DP, Scotland, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:91-6. 2005
    ..Lateral ligament ankle sprains are the single most common sports injury...
  23. ncbi Efficacy of three topical hemostatic agents applied by medics in a lethal groin injury model
    Vance Y Sohn
    Department of Surgery and the Andersen Simulation Center, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington 98431, USA
    J Surg Res 154:258-61. 2009
    ..We sought to determine the efficacy of three chitosan based hemostatic agents in a lethal groin injury model when applied by combat medic first responders...
  24. ncbi Sodium carboxyl-methyl-cellulose dressings in the management of deep ulcerations of diabetic foot
    A Piaggesi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Diabet Med 18:320-4. 2001
    ....
  25. ncbi Compression therapy in breast cancer-related lymphedema: A randomized, controlled comparative study of relation between volume and interface pressure changes
    Robert J Damstra
    Department of Dermatology, Phlebology and Lymphology, Nij Smellinghe Hospital, Drachten, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 49:1256-63. 2009
    Short stretch bandages are very effective in the initial management of arm lymphedema. However, no studies to date have measured the pressure required to achieve specific amounts of volume reduction...
  26. pmc Biofunctionalized electrospun silk mats as a topical bioactive dressing for accelerated wound healing
    A Schneider
    Division of Cancer Biology and Tissue Engineering, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, 55 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Acta Biomater 5:2570-8. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc Larval therapy for leg ulcers (VenUS II): randomised controlled trial
    Jo C Dumville
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMJ 338:b773. 2009
    ..To compare the clinical effectiveness of larval therapy with a standard debridement technique (hydrogel) for sloughy or necrotic leg ulcers...
  28. ncbi Effect of different wound dressings on cell viability and proliferation
    Joanne E Paddle-Ledinek
    Monash Tissue Culture Laboratory, Department of Surgery, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Monash University, and the Burns Unit, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:110S-118S; discussion 119S-120S. 2006
    ..An optimum microenvironment and the absence of cytotoxic factors are essential for epithelialization. This study examines the effect of extracts of different wound dressings on keratinocyte survival and proliferation...
  29. ncbi Arterial puncture closing devices compared with standard manual compression after cardiac catheterization: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Maria Koreny
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    JAMA 291:350-7. 2004
    ..Arterial puncture closing devices (APCDs) were developed to replace standard compression at the puncture site and to shorten bed rest following percutaneous coronary intervention...
  30. ncbi Assessing the effect of an antimicrobial wound dressing on biofilms
    Steven L Percival
    Microbiology and Anti Infectives, ConvaTec Wound Therapeutics, GDC, Deeside, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 16:52-7. 2008
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  31. ncbi The use of silver coated dressings on donor site wounds: a prospective, controlled matched pair study
    M E Innes
    The Ross Tilley Burn Center, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Center, 2075 Bayview Ave, Ont, M4N 3M5, Toronto, Canada
    Burns 27:621-7. 2001
    ..Donor sites dressed with Acticoat had significantly worse scars at 1 and 2 months but this difference resolved by 3 months. Our findings do not support the use of Acticoat as a skin graft donor site dressing...
  32. ncbi Comparative evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of ACTICOAT antimicrobial barrier dressing
    H Q Yin
    Westaim Biomedical Corp, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
    J Burn Care Rehabil 20:195-200. 1999
    ..A combination of tests is desirable...
  33. ncbi A randomized trial comparing povidone-iodine to a chlorhexidine gluconate-impregnated dressing for prevention of central venous catheter infections in neonates
    J S Garland
    St Joseph s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI 53210, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1431-6. 2001
    ..Neonates who require a central venous catheter (CVC) for prolonged vascular access experience high rates of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI)...
  34. ncbi TIME principles of chronic wound bed preparation and treatment
    Caroline Dowsett
    Newham Primary Care NHS Trust, London, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:S16-23. 2004
    ..The TIME table is recommended for use at the bedside when assessing patients with wounds...
  35. ncbi Promogran and complex surgical lesions: a case report
    G Guarnera
    Vascular Ulcer Unit, Istituto Dermopatico dell Immacolata, Rome, Italy
    J Wound Care 13:237-9. 2004
    ..Treatment of the lesion with Promogran dressings suited this patient's specific needs and produced substantial healing within five weeks...
  36. ncbi An in vitro analysis of the antimicrobial properties of 10 silver-containing dressings
    S Thomas
    Surgical Materials Testing Laboratory, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, UK
    J Wound Care 12:305-8. 2003
  37. ncbi Enzymatic wound debridement
    Janet Ramundo
    Houston, Texas, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 35:273-80. 2008
    ..There is little evidence to guide the clinician in the selection of a safe, effective debridement method for the patient with a chronic wound...
  38. ncbi Conquer chronic wounds with wound bed preparation
    Elizabeth A Ayello
    Adult Nursing Sciences, and Hartford Foundation for Geriatric Nursing, Division of Nursing, The Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, New York, N Y, USA
    Nurse Pract 29:8-25; quiz 26-7. 2004
  39. ncbi Antimicrobial PLGA ultrafine fibers: interaction with wound bacteria
    Somiraa S Said
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
    Eur J Pharm Biopharm 79:108-18. 2011
    ..Equally important, data strongly draw attention to the importance of characterizing drug delivery systems and establishing material-function relationships for biomedical applications under biorelevant conditions...
  40. ncbi Efficacy of polarized hydroxyapatite and silk fibroin composite dressing gel on epidermal recovery from full-thickness skin wounds
    Rumi Okabayashi
    Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Chiyoda, Tokyo 101 0062, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 90:641-6. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of the preparation of pHA/SF gel and identification of its wound-healing effects in vivo...
  41. ncbi A hydrocellular foam dressing versus gauze: effects on the healing of rat excisional wounds
    Y Kunugiza
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
    J Wound Care 19:10-4. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined the effect of a hydrocellular foam dressing on the healing of rat excisional wounds...
  42. ncbi Comfort of wear and material properties of eye patches for amblyopia treatment and the influence on compliance
    Anna M J Roefs
    Department of Ophthalmology, Erasmus MC University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Strabismus 20:3-10. 2012
    ..This study evaluated comfort of wear of the eye patch and assessed the mechanical properties in order to achieve a more individualized prescription...
  43. ncbi The use of combination treatments and dressings for a traumatic wound
    Adam Derbyshire
    De Parys Medical Centre, Bedford Primary Care Trust
    Br J Nurs 13:987-93. 2004
    ..Dressings used in the case study are Promogran, Actisorb Silver 220 and Tielle Plus manufactured by Johnson & Johnson...
  44. ncbi A comparison of interface pressure and stiffness between elastic stockings and bandages
    M Hirai
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Tohkai Hospital, 1 1 1 Chiyodabashi, Chikusaku, Nagoya 464 8512, Japan
    Phlebology 24:120-4. 2009
    To compare the interface pressure during posture changes and exercise between elastic stockings and bandages.
  45. ncbi Hydrogel blends of chitin/chitosan, fucoidan and alginate as healing-impaired wound dressings
    Kaoru Murakami
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    Biomaterials 31:83-90. 2010
    ..Tokyo, Japan) and those left untreated...
  46. ncbi Treatment of classic Kaposi's sarcoma-associated lymphedema with elastic stockings
    Lucia Brambilla
    Institute of Dermatological Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Dermatol 33:451-6. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that elastic stockings may be important tools for the management of lymphedema associated to classic KS...
  47. ncbi A novel controlled release drug delivery system for multiple drugs based on electrospun nanofibers containing nanoparticles
    Yazhou Wang
    Key Laboratory of Biorheological Science and Technology Chongqing University, Ministry of Education, Bioengineering College, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400030, China
    J Pharm Sci 99:4805-11. 2010
    ..Particularly, this is potential applications in the field of tissue engineering, sutures and wound dressings...
  48. ncbi Chitosan-alginate PEC membrane as a wound dressing: Assessment of incisional wound healing
    Lishan Wang
    Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543
    J Biomed Mater Res 63:610-8. 2002
    ..On the basis of its biocompatibility and wound-healing efficacy, the chitosan-alginate PEC membrane can be considered for wound-dressing applications...
  49. ncbi The use of Hyalomatrix PA in the treatment of deep partial-thickness burns
    Gianpiero Gravante
    Department of Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    J Burn Care Res 28:269-74. 2007
    ..Prospective randomized studies are now necessary to compare our protocol with the gold standard treatment of topical dressings...
  50. ncbi Randomised, comparative study of three primary dressings for the treatment of venous ulcers
    H Charles
    Tissue Viability, London
    Br J Community Nurs 7:48-54. 2002
    ..Study personnel rated Cutinova Foam as easy, if not easier, to use than Comfeel or Granuflex. This study suggests that Cutinova Foam is as safe and effective as both Comfeel and Granuflex, in the treatment of venous leg ulcers...
  51. ncbi Exothermic reaction in zeolite hemostatic dressings: QuikClot ACS and ACS+
    Francoise Arnaud
    Department of Trauma and Resuscitative Medicine, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Ann Biomed Eng 36:1708-13. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the elevation of temperature of these formulations upon contact with blood...
  52. ncbi Effect of three wound dressings on infection, healing comfort, and cost in patients with sternotomy wounds: a randomized trial
    Rochelle Wynne
    School of Nursing, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Chest 125:43-9. 2004
    ..To compare three dressing types in terms of their ability to protect against infection and promote healing, patient comfort, and cost-effectiveness...
  53. ncbi Pressure immobilisation bandages in first-aid treatment of jellyfish envenomation: current recommendations reconsidered
    P L Pereira
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cairns Base Hospital, QLD
    Med J Aust 173:650-2. 2000
    To evaluate whether applying pressure equivalent to that of pressure immobilisation bandages (PIB) causes release of additional venom from discharged jellyfish nematocysts.
  54. ncbi Minimising wound-related pain at dressing change: evidence-informed practice
    Kevin Y Woo
    Women s College Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int Wound J 5:144-57. 2008
    ..A team approach is needed to address the experience of living with wound related pain within a holistic framework. The importance of regular pain assessment and strategies to minimize traumatic during wound care are highlighted...
  55. doi An easy and comfortable way of maintaining dressings in breast surgery
    Pablo Benito
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:680-1; author reply 681. 2008
  56. ncbi Virtual reality for acute pain reduction in adolescents undergoing burn wound care: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Belinda Kipping
    The Centre for Children s Burns and Trauma Research, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Burns 38:650-7. 2012
    ..Effective pain management remains a challenge for adolescents during conscious burn wound care procedures. Virtual reality (VR) shows promise as a non-pharmacological adjunct in reducing pain...
  57. ncbi The use of Acticoat in neonatal burns
    R Rustogi
    Royal Children s Hospital Burns Research Group, The Stuart Pegg Paediatric Burns Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Burns 31:878-82. 2005
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of Acticoat use in primary burn injuries and other skin injuries in premature neonates...
  58. ncbi The use of gauze: will it ever change?
    Vanessa J Jones
    Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University, UK
    Int Wound J 3:79-86. 2006
    ..The processes that underpin personal and organisational change that may contribute to this reluctance are also considered...
  59. ncbi Multi-modal distraction. Using technology to combat pain in young children with burn injuries
    Kate Miller
    Burns Research Group, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Burns 36:647-58. 2010
    ..This easy to use, hand held interactive device uses customized programs designed to inform the child about the procedure he/she is about to experience and to distract the child during dressing changes...
  60. ncbi Surgical wound management: the role of dressings
    L Watret
    North Glasgow Hospitals NHS University Trust
    Nurs Stand 15:59-62, 64, 66. 2001
    ..The aim of this article is to discuss the management of surgical wounds and the value of wound-healing products for carers and patients in the current healthcare climate of cost-efficacy and clinical governance...
  61. ncbi Self-reports of anxiety in burn-injured hospitalized adults during routine wound care
    Gretchen J Carrougher
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Burn Care Res 27:676-81. 2006
    ..quot; Continued research is needed and should include investigations into the relationship between pain and anxiety during routine wound care...
  62. ncbi Assessment and management of surgical wounds in clinical practice
    Julie Caroline Vuolo
    University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
    Nurs Stand 20:46-56; quiz 58. 2006
    ..Using this knowledge, nurses can provide a systematic and holistic patient assessment, and consider any potential wound-related complications...
  63. ncbi Nurses' views about pain and trauma at dressing changes: a central European perspective
    G Kammerlander
    Wound Competence Centre, Linz, Austria
    J Wound Care 11:76-9. 2002
    ..It follows a similar study by Hollinworth and Collier conducted in the UK...
  64. ncbi Older patients' experience of dressing changes on venous leg ulcers: more than just a docile patient
    Britt Ebbeskog
    Neurotec Department, Clinical Geriatrics, Division of Gerontological Caring Science, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 14:1223-31. 2005
    ..Research on wound care management has focused on treatment of venous leg ulcer, wound assessments and the choice of dressing material. Few studies have focused on the patients' experience of dressing changes...
  65. ncbi Understanding the origin of wound pain during dressing change
    M Briggs
    Ostomy Wound Manage 49:10-12. 2003
  66. ncbi The antimicrobial efficacy of a silver alginate dressing against a broad spectrum of clinically relevant wound isolates
    Steven L Percival
    Department of Pathology, Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Biofilm Laboratory, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Int Wound J 8:237-43. 2011
    ..Consequently, it is imperative that antimicrobial wound dressings demonstrate antimicrobial activity against microorganisms in both phenotypic states...
  67. ncbi Outcomes of subatmospheric pressure dressing therapy on wounds of the diabetic foot
    David G Armstrong
    Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 48:64-8. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi Host-guest composites for induced hemostasis and therapeutic healing in traumatic injuries
    Todd A Ostomel
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 93106, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 22:55-67. 2006
    ..Five ion exchanged derivatives of the parent HA were prepared and characterized with regard to their material and thermal properties, in vitro hemostatic efficacy, and antibacterial activity...
  69. ncbi The use of pressure immobilization bandages in the first aid management of cubozoan envenomings
    Jamie Seymour
    Department of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, McGregor Road, Cairns 4878, Australia
    Toxicon 40:1503-5. 2002
    ..of venom are expressed with the application of pressures similar to that applied by compression immobilization bandages. The volume of venom expressed by this pressure was similar to the quantity expressed upon initial natural ..
  70. ncbi Australasian survey of split skin graft donor site dressings
    P W Lyall
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Surg 70:114-6. 2000
    ....
  71. ncbi Manipulative therapy of secondary lymphedema in the presence of locoregional tumors
    Ximena A Pinell
    Radiation Oncology Department, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 112:950-4. 2008
    ..In the current study, the authors' experience providing CDT for such patients is discussed...
  72. ncbi Comparison of donor-site healing under Xeroform and Jelonet dressings: unexpected findings
    Kristian G Malpass
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:430-9. 2003
    ..The authors now use Xeroform as the preferred donor dressing...
  73. ncbi A silver coated dressing reduces the incidence of early burn wound cellulitis and associated costs of inpatient treatment: comparative patient care audits
    J Fong
    Burn Unit, Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, G P O Box X2213, Perth, WA 6847, Australia
    Burns 31:562-7. 2005
    ..75 days. These audits demonstrate that Acticoat results in a reduced incidence of burn wound cellulitis, antibiotic use and overall cost compared to Silvazine in the treatment of early burn wounds...
  74. ncbi Management of split skin graft donor sites--results of a national survey
    P M Geary
    Odstock Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Salisbury District Hospital, Odstock, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 8BJ, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:1677-83. 2009
    ..The authors wished to obtain a 'snapshot' of the range of practice in the management of split skin graft donor sites in the British Isles...
  75. ncbi Systematic review of skin graft donor-site dressings
    Sophocles H Voineskos
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Surgical Outcomes Research Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:298-306. 2009
    ..The goal of this systematic review was to determine which donor-site dressings are associated with the best outcomes for the following: pain, infection rate, healing quality, healing rate, quality of life, and cost...
  76. ncbi Wound dressing with sustained anti-microbial capability
    W K Loke
    DSO National Laboratories, 20 Science Park Drive, P O Box 118230, Republic of Singapore
    J Biomed Mater Res 53:8-17. 2000
    ..The anti-microbial activity of the dressing against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus was tested using the Bauer-Kirby Disk Diffusion Test...
  77. ncbi Intermittent pump versus compression bandages in the treatment of venous leg ulcers
    J Rowland
    Liverpool Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Surg 70:110-3. 2000
    ..paper was to compare healing rate and leg swelling with an intermittent compression pump versus compression bandages in the treatment of venous leg ulcers, and to also compare patient compliance and satisfaction with the two ..
  78. ncbi Development of polyvinyl alcohol-sodium alginate gel-matrix-based wound dressing system containing nitrofurazone
    Jong Oh Kim
    Dong A Pharm Co Ltd, Yongin si, Kyunggi Do 449 905, South Korea
    Int J Pharm 359:79-86. 2008
    ..In vivo experiments showed that this hydrogel improved the healing rate of artificial wounds in rats. Thus, PVA/SA hydrogel matrix based wound dressing systems containing nitrofurazone could be a novel approach in wound care...
  79. ncbi Efficacy of topical silver against fungal burn wound pathogens
    J B Wright
    Westaim Biomedical Corp, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 27:344-50. 1999
    ..Persons with large total body surface area burns are particularly susceptible to fungal infections and are treated in such a manner as to minimize their risk of infection...
  80. ncbi The addition of manual lymph drainage to compression therapy for breast cancer related lymphedema: a randomized controlled trial
    Margaret L McNeely
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 86:95-106. 2004
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to compare the reduction in arm lymphedema volume achieved from manual lymph drainage massage (MLD) in combination with multi-layered compression bandaging (CB) to that achieved by CB alone...
  81. ncbi Comparison of silver-coated dressing (Acticoat), chlorhexidine acetate 0.5% (Bactigrass), and fusidic acid 2% (Fucidin) for topical antibacterial effect in methicillin-resistant Staphylococci-contaminated, full-skin thickness rat burn wounds
    Ersin Ulkur
    Gulhane Military Medical Academy and Medical Faculty of Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Burn Unit, Istanbul, Turkey
    Burns 31:874-7. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of four-layer and short-stretch compression bandages for venous leg ulcers (VenUS I)
    E A Nelson
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building Area 4, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Br J Surg 91:1292-9. 2004
    ..A randomized clinical trial was undertaken to determine the relative effectiveness of four-layer and short-stretch bandaging for venous ulceration...
  83. ncbi Suspected deep tissue injury
    Cynthia A Fleck
    Medline Industries Advanced Skin and Wound Care Division, Mundelein, IL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:413-5. 2007
  84. ncbi Preferences of patients, doctors, and nurses regarding wound dressing characteristics: a conjoint analysis
    Hester Vermeulen
    Departments of Surgery, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 15:302-7. 2007
    ..These should also be the focus for manufacturers and researchers to obtain more evidence on which materials best match these attributes...
  85. ncbi Therapeutic efficacy of three silver dressings in an infected animal model
    John Heggers
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch and Shriners Hospital for Children, Burns Hospital, 8165 Market Street, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:53-6. 2005
    ..However, Silverlon did achieve a slight significance. These preliminary data suggest that weekly dressing changes with these new silver dressings are feasible and economically and medically congruous...
  86. ncbi Effect of a chitosan-based hemostatic dressing on blood loss and survival in a model of severe venous hemorrhage and hepatic injury in swine
    Anthony E Pusateri
    Library Branch, U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3400 Rawley East Chambers Avenue, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 6315, USA
    J Trauma 54:177-82. 2003
    ..An advanced hemostatic dressing could augment available hemostatic methods. We studied the effects of a new chitosan dressing on blood loss, survival, and fluid use after severe hepatic injury in swine...
  87. ncbi Occlusive vs gauze dressings for local wound care in surgical patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Dirk T Ubbink
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics, Room J1B 215, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Surg 143:950-5. 2008
    ..To compare effectiveness and costs of gauze-based vs occlusive, moist-environment dressing principles...
  88. ncbi Control of wound infections using a bilayer chitosan wound dressing with sustainable antibiotic delivery
    Fwu Long Mi
    Division of Applied Chemistry, Department of Applied Science, Chinese Naval Academy, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 813, Republic of China
    J Biomed Mater Res 59:438-49. 2002
    ..The results in this study indicate that the AgSD-incorporated bilayer chitosan wound dressing may be a material with potential antibacterial capability for the treatment of infected wounds...
  89. ncbi Preventing heart injury during negative pressure wound therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using real-time magnetic resonance imaging
    Malin Malmsjo
    Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:712-7. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to examine the effects of negative pressure wound therapy on the position of the heart in relation to the thoracic wall using magnetic resonance imaging in a porcine sternotomy wound model...
  90. ncbi Dressing-related pain in patients with chronic wounds: an international patient perspective
    Patricia E Price
    Department of Wound Healing, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Int Wound J 5:159-71. 2008
    ..This study adds substantially to our knowledge of how patients experience wound pain and gives us the opportunity to explore cultural differences in more detail...
  91. ncbi Prospective randomized controlled study of Hydrofiber dressing containing ionic silver or calcium alginate dressings in non-ischaemic diabetic foot ulcers
    E B Jude
    Department of Diabetic Medicine, Tameside General Hospital, Ashton under Lyne, UK
    Diabet Med 24:280-8. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Could Kinesio tape replace the bandage in decongestive lymphatic therapy for breast-cancer-related lymphedema? A pilot study
    Han Ju Tsai
    School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Zhongzheng District, Taipei 100, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Support Care Cancer 17:1353-60. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi Retrospective clinical evaluation of gauze-based negative pressure wound therapy
    Penny E Campbell
    Wound Management, Smith and Nephew Inc, Largo, FL 33773, USA
    Int Wound J 5:280-6. 2008
    ..001) and a 68.0% reduction in area (P < 0.001) compared with baseline were observed over the course of NPWT. The overall rate of volume reduction (15.1% per week) compares favourably with published data from foam-based systems...
  94. ncbi Clinical comparative study of aquacel and paraffin gauze dressing for split-skin donor site treatment
    Yoav Barnea
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Ann Plast Surg 53:132-6. 2004
    ..We conclude that Aquacel dressing is superior to the standard mesh paraffin gauze dressing for split-thickness donor site area in pain relief, ease of treatment, promotion of epithelialization, and the quality of scarring...
  95. ncbi Lymphedema management
    Andrea L Cheville
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Semin Radiat Oncol 13:290-301. 2003
    ..Many noncompressive approaches, particularly the use of benzopyrone medications and liposuction, continue to be used abroad...
  96. ncbi Economic analysis of VenUS I, a randomized trial of two bandages for treating venous leg ulcers
    C P Iglesias
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building Area 4, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Br J Surg 91:1300-6. 2004
    The study investigated the cost-effectiveness of four-layer and short-stretch compression bandages for treating venous leg ulcers.
  97. ncbi Recent development of polymer nanofibers for biomedical and biotechnological applications
    Yanzhong Zhang
    Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 16:933-46. 2005
    ....
  98. ncbi Comparison of silver-coated dressing (Acticoat), chlorhexidine acetate 0.5% (Bactigrass), and silver sulfadiazine 1% (Silverdin) for topical antibacterial effect in Pseudomonas aeruginosa-contaminated, full-skin thickness burn wounds in rats
    Ersin Ulkur
    GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Burn Care Rehabil 26:430-3. 2005
    ..aeruginosa-contaminated burn wounds; Acticoat can be considered as a treatment choice because of its peculiar ability of limiting the frequency of replacing wound dressings...
  99. ncbi The role of moisture balance in wound healing
    Denis Okan
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:39-53; quiz 53-5. 2007
    ..Discuss the wound healing process and wound assessment. 2. Describe the types of dressings available and how they meet the needs of the individual patient...
  100. ncbi The edge effect: current therapeutic options to advance the wound edge
    Kevin Woo
    Wound Healing Clinic, The New Woman s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:99-117; quiz 118-9. 2007
  101. ncbi Compression therapy for venous ulcers
    Susan Hunter
    University of North Dakota College of Nursing, Grand Forks, ND, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:404, 407-8. 2005

Research Grants59

  1. Venous Ulcers: Testing Effects of Compression & Position
    Deidre Wipke Tevis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Nursing management of these ulcers is an ongoing challenge. Usual nursing interventions include compression bandages and frequent leg elevation...
  2. Polysaccharide Ecocomposite Materials: Recyclable Synthesis and Applications
    Chieu D Tran; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to CS-based materials currently available for use as sorbents for pollutants, vehicles to deliver drugs and bandages to control, clean and heal hemorrhages ...
  3. Molecular Heparan Sulfate Delivery in Guided Tissue Regeneration
    Arthur A Decarlo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..biologically activating membranes made of chitosan (a versatile, biocompatible, resorbable material used in wound bandages) with our proprietary biologic - a small and soluble heparan sulfate-rich co-activator of growth factors - ..
  4. Preventing Venous Leg Ulcers with Cryotherapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Teresa J Kelechi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A myriad of surgical, pharmacologic, and non-pharmacologic therapies such as compression bandages are often tried, many with limited success...
  5. Nucleic acid delivery of growth factors and heparan sulfate proteoglycans for enh
    April L Ellis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Wound healing and tissue regeneration have begun a new era where the augmentation of bandages and dressings with key biological cell activators is showing success and gaining approval...
  6. Oligonucleotides for turning genes on and off with light
    IVAN JULIAN DMOCHOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Aim 2, related RNA "bandages" will be developed by attaching two short (6-12mer) 2'-OMe RNA strands via a photocleavable linker...
  7. Nanotechnology Based Infection Control for Ventricular Assist Devices
    Sang Beom Lee; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Some specific areas that would utilize this technology would include catheters, medical bandages, bandages for burn and wound treatments, membranes for respiratory systems, cuffs for ancillary ports for ..
  8. Designing Spider Silk Proteins as Novel Biomaterials
    Randolph Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Possible applications of spider silk range from artificial ligaments and tendons to bandages for burns to composite materials for multiple applications.
  9. Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastes
    PRASANNA CHANDRASEKHAR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..work further developed this, demonstrating application to a wide variety of mixed IMW, including metallic parts, bandages, gloves, cotton, etc. and actual hospital wastes...
  10. Cell-Based Therapy for Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa
    Olga Igoucheva; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..management of the disease is concentrated on the prevention of mechanical trauma, infections via judicious use of bandages or loose-fitting garments and topical antibiotics...
  11. Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastes
    PRASANNA CHANDRASEKHAR; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Remediation of mixed wastes including metallic parts (e.g. sharps), bandages, gloves, cotton, etc., and volume/weight reduction to < 25% of the original, were demonstrated...
  12. FLEXIBLE ULTRATHIN CIRCUIT TO ANALYZE SLEEP DISORDER
    VOLKAN OZGUZ; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..with interface electrodes that are in contact with the surface of the skin using adhesives ( like in medical bandages or band-aids ) on either side of the electrode area...
  13. Off-Body ECG Monitor Using Through-Clothing Electrodes
    Andrew Hibbs; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..performed to quantify the system performance in the presence of other medical devices and when operating through bandages. The trade-off between signal quality and electrode size, and pressure on the skin, will be quantified, and ..
  14. Novel Liquid Adhesive Bandages for Acceleration of Partial-Thickness Wound Healin
    ANN SALAMONE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In vitro preliminary studies have shown that certain of these liquid bandages yielded clear, water-insoluble films that served as a scaffold for growth of human epidermal keratinocytes and ..
  15. Chitosan hemostatic device for laparoscopic applications
    Hua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OA
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Local Angiogenic Therapy for Diabetic Ulcers
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Support from this proposal will allow the applicant to use knowledge from the fields of gene therapy, angiogenesis and wound healing to develop a safe angiogenic gene therapy for diabetic foot ulcers. ..
  18. TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, one of our primary goals in developing this grant application is to do our part in improving, if not correcting, this problem. ..
  19. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORS
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Local Angiogenic Gene Therapy/VEGF/Treat Diabetic Ulcers
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, we will analyze the wound fluid in order to determine the temporal expression of VEGF in a diabetic ulcer. ..
  21. Markers of Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis
    STEVEN MAZZUCA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. OUTCOME MEASURES FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN STRABISMUS
    Jonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Ultimately this research will result in better quality of life for patients with strabismus. ..
  23. Novel Wound Dressing for Chronic Ulcers
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. DISTRACTION
    Anna Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract not available..
  25. Spatial neglect and bias in near and far space
    Anna Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..However, this work may also advance understanding of safe and adaptive movement in complex environments by neurologically-impaired persons, improving their driving and functional independence. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Topical Modulation of Burn Wound Healing
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These basic mechanisms will also apply to chemical burns and radiation induced injury, as well as other inflammatory diseases of the skin. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF VENOUS DISEASE
    Vincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed studies should advance knowledge of the pathogenesis of venous ulceration and fibrosis. ..
  28. Reducing Sedative Exposure in Ventilated ICU Patients
    Linda Chlan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Epidemiology of Jump-landing Movements and ACL Injury
    Stephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Unlike some of the anatomical and hormonal risk factors discussed in the literature, neuromuscular risk factors are readily modifiable and are amenable to intervention. ..
  30. Massage Therapy for Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema
    Michael Bernas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-II
    Victor Tapson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. MECHANISMS OF BIOENGINEERED SKIN IN HUMAN WOUNDS
    Vincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed studies will advance our understanding of how a bioengineered skin product works in a human chronic wound and provide insight into further bioengineering needs. ..
  33. Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in Dementia
    Donna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  34. A Novel & Tailorable Drug Delivery Device for the Treatment of Periodontitis
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. PATHOGENESIS OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY
    Jonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  36. Peptide-Modified Sulfonated Styrene Block Copolymers for Vascular Applications
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. A Bioactive Prosthetic Vascular Graft
    Matthew Phaneuf; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. PROTEASE MODULATING WOUND DRESSINGS FOR THE TREATMENT OF VENOUS ULCERS
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Despite recent advances in wound dressings and compression bandages, venous ulcers remain clinically significant and difficult to manage...
  39. Study of a genetic network involved in ear development
    Rick Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These and future experiments represent the natural progression from my Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08). ..
  40. Novel Cation-Exchange Wound Dressing for Diabetic Ulcers
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  41. A Nanofibrous Biocomposite Small-Diameter Graft
    Matthew Phaneuf; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Potentially, the annual market value for an "off-the-shelf" synthetic arterial bypass graft could exceed $1.5 billion. ..
  42. Synthesis and Processing of Sulfonated Block Copolymer Biomaterials
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This Phase I proposal addresses key needs for the expansion of Aegis' materials into a growing healthcare marketplace. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Homicide During Robbery: A Case-Control Study
    Stephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will assist in targeting prevention resources to specific high-risk workplaces and neighborhoods. ..
  44. Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal Incontinence
    Donna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Differences among the measures of the groups after supplementation will be compared after controlling for baseline values of these measures using ANCOVA. ..
  45. Development of Infection-Resistant Suture Materials
    Matthew Phaneuf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, a significant market exists for application of our technology in order to prevent wound infection. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Local Warming: Effects on Wound Infection and Healing
    JoAnne Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2.3. Perfusion (BF) in the surgical incision on postoperative days 3, 5 and 9 using Laser Doppler Flowmetry (LDF). ..
  47. Patellofemoral Pain: Tibiofemoral Rotation Impairments
    GRETCHEN SALSICH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will be obtained from MRI and instrumented motion analysis (kinematics, kinetics, and EMG) to test these hypotheses. ..
  48. A Novel & Tailorable Topical Wound Therapy Based on a Semi-Interpenetrating Polym
    DAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Tissue Engineering for the Treatment of Delayed Healing
    Vincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will advance our understanding of how to reconstitute the wound bed and whether it is possible to correct the abnormal cellular phenotype in non-healing wounds. ..
  50. Genetic Analysis of Age Related Hearing Impairment
    Rick A Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This improved knowledge base can be anticipated to constitute fertile ground for developing new evidence-based preventive and therapeutic approaches to treating ARHI. ..
  51. PREVENTING ANTI-GAL PRODUCTION AGAINST XENOGRAFTS
    Uri Galili; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Success in these studies will help in planning effective treatments for preventing anti-Gal response in primate xenografts recipients. | ..
  52. Microarray Analysis of Wounds
    AMY COLWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hypothesize these genes can be used to modulate the biology of adult wound healing. This first step will form our basis for developing treatment to induce scarless healing. ..
  53. INCREASE/gp120 IMMUNOGENICITY/LINKED ALPHA-GAL EPITOPES
    Uri Galili; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will then also collaborate with a group studying immune responses in monkeys to determine the efficacy of this vaccine in a primate model. ..
  54. Xenograft-like rejection of tumors in a-gal glycolipids
    URI GALILI GALILI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will study this treatment in a unique mouse model that simulates the pertinent human immunological parameters. Success in the studies in the mouse model will enable us to apply this treatment to cancer patients. ..
  55. Effects of Insulin on Post-Burn Hypermetabolism
    Steven Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will also demonstrate mechanisms by which these changes take place, to provide further basis for anabolic agent therapy during catabolism associated with severe injury. ..