Summary: Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.
Publications279 found, 100 shown here
- Treatment of breast-cancer-related lymphedema with or without manual lymphatic drainage--a randomized studyL 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...
- Lower limb and abdominal compression bandages prevent progressive orthostatic hypotension in elderly persons: a randomized single-blind controlled studyCristian 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...
- Electrospun fiber mats containing shikonin and derivatives with potential biomedical applicationsKonstantinos N Kontogiannopoulos
Organic Chemistry Laboratory, Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Int J Pharm 409:216-28. 2011....
- Silver dressings: their role in wound managementDavid 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...
- The safety and efficacy of dressings with silver - addressing clinical concernsKeith 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...
- 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...
- Topical silver for preventing wound infectionMarja 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...
- Wound healing dressings and drug delivery systems: a reviewJoshua 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...
- Composite poly(vinyl alcohol)/poly(vinyl acetate) electrospun nanofibrous mats as a novel wound dressing matrix for controlled release of drugsMarziyeh 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...
- A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to enhance the healing of chronic ulcers of the foot in diabetesR 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...
- Hemodynamic effects of vacuum-assisted closure therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using magnetic resonance imagingRainer Petzina
Department of Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1154-62. 2007....
- The effectiveness of silver-releasing dressings in the management of non-healing chronic wounds: a meta-analysisShu 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...
- Hyperbranched polyglycerol electrospun nanofibers for wound dressing applicationsE 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...
- A genipin-crosslinked gelatin membrane as wound-dressing material: in vitro and in vivo studiesWen 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...
- Electrospun nanofibrous polyurethane membrane as wound dressingMyung 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...
- A systematic review of silver-releasing dressings in the management of infected chronic woundsShu 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...
- Preparation and characterization of antimicrobial wound dressings based on silver, gellan, PVA and boraxC 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...
- A randomized, controlled trial of Promogran (a collagen/oxidized regenerated cellulose dressing) vs standard treatment in the management of diabetic foot ulcersAristidis 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...
- Chronic venous insufficiency and venous leg ulcerationI C Valencia
Department of Dermatology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
J Am Acad Dermatol 44:401-21; quiz 422-4. 2001....
- Wound management in an era of increasing bacterial antibiotic resistance: a role for topical silver treatmentJ 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...
- Silver treatments for leg ulcers: a systematic reviewHolly 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...
- Management of ankle sprains: a randomised controlled trial of the treatment of inversion injuries using an elastic support bandage or an Aircast ankle braceS 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...
- Efficacy of three topical hemostatic agents applied by medics in a lethal groin injury modelVance 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...
- Sodium carboxyl-methyl-cellulose dressings in the management of deep ulcerations of diabetic footA Piaggesi
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Diabet Med 18:320-4. 2001....
- Compression therapy in breast cancer-related lymphedema: A randomized, controlled comparative study of relation between volume and interface pressure changesRobert J Damstra
Department of Dermatology, Phlebology and Lymphology, Nij Smellinghe Hospital, Drachten, The Netherlands
J Vasc Surg 49:1256-63. 2009Short 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...
- Biofunctionalized electrospun silk mats as a topical bioactive dressing for accelerated wound healingA 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....
- Larval therapy for leg ulcers (VenUS II): randomised controlled trialJo 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...
- Effect of different wound dressings on cell viability and proliferationJoanne 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...
- Arterial puncture closing devices compared with standard manual compression after cardiac catheterization: systematic review and meta-analysisMaria 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...
- Assessing the effect of an antimicrobial wound dressing on biofilmsSteven L Percival
Microbiology and Anti Infectives, ConvaTec Wound Therapeutics, GDC, Deeside, United Kingdom
Wound Repair Regen 16:52-7. 2008....
- The use of silver coated dressings on donor site wounds: a prospective, controlled matched pair studyM 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...
- Comparative evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of ACTICOAT antimicrobial barrier dressingH Q Yin
Westaim Biomedical Corp, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
J Burn Care Rehabil 20:195-200. 1999..A combination of tests is desirable...
- A randomized trial comparing povidone-iodine to a chlorhexidine gluconate-impregnated dressing for prevention of central venous catheter infections in neonatesJ 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)...
- TIME principles of chronic wound bed preparation and treatmentCaroline 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...
- Promogran and complex surgical lesions: a case reportG 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...
- An in vitro analysis of the antimicrobial properties of 10 silver-containing dressingsS Thomas
Surgical Materials Testing Laboratory, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, UK
J Wound Care 12:305-8. 2003
- Enzymatic wound debridementJanet 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...
- Conquer chronic wounds with wound bed preparationElizabeth 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
- Antimicrobial PLGA ultrafine fibers: interaction with wound bacteriaSomiraa 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...
- Efficacy of polarized hydroxyapatite and silk fibroin composite dressing gel on epidermal recovery from full-thickness skin woundsRumi 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...
- A hydrocellular foam dressing versus gauze: effects on the healing of rat excisional woundsY 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...
- Comfort of wear and material properties of eye patches for amblyopia treatment and the influence on complianceAnna 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...
- The use of combination treatments and dressings for a traumatic woundAdam 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...
- A comparison of interface pressure and stiffness between elastic stockings and bandagesM Hirai
Department of Vascular Surgery, Tohkai Hospital, 1 1 1 Chiyodabashi, Chikusaku, Nagoya 464 8512, Japan
Phlebology 24:120-4. 2009To compare the interface pressure during posture changes and exercise between elastic stockings and bandages.
- Hydrogel blends of chitin/chitosan, fucoidan and alginate as healing-impaired wound dressingsKaoru 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...
- Treatment of classic Kaposi's sarcoma-associated lymphedema with elastic stockingsLucia 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...
- A novel controlled release drug delivery system for multiple drugs based on electrospun nanofibers containing nanoparticlesYazhou 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...
- Chitosan-alginate PEC membrane as a wound dressing: Assessment of incisional wound healingLishan 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...
- The use of Hyalomatrix PA in the treatment of deep partial-thickness burnsGianpiero 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...
- Randomised, comparative study of three primary dressings for the treatment of venous ulcersH 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...
- 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...
- Effect of three wound dressings on infection, healing comfort, and cost in patients with sternotomy wounds: a randomized trialRochelle 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...
- Pressure immobilisation bandages in first-aid treatment of jellyfish envenomation: current recommendations reconsideredP L Pereira
Department of Emergency Medicine, Cairns Base Hospital, QLD
Med J Aust 173:650-2. 2000To evaluate whether applying pressure equivalent to that of pressure immobilisation bandages (PIB) causes release of additional venom from discharged jellyfish nematocysts.
- Minimising wound-related pain at dressing change: evidence-informed practiceKevin 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...
- An easy and comfortable way of maintaining dressings in breast surgeryPablo Benito
Plast Reconstr Surg 121:680-1; author reply 681. 2008
- Virtual reality for acute pain reduction in adolescents undergoing burn wound care: a prospective randomized controlled trialBelinda 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...
- The use of Acticoat in neonatal burnsR 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...
- 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...
- Multi-modal distraction. Using technology to combat pain in young children with burn injuriesKate 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...
- Surgical wound management: the role of dressingsL 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...
- Self-reports of anxiety in burn-injured hospitalized adults during routine wound careGretchen 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...
- Assessment and management of surgical wounds in clinical practiceJulie 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...
- Nurses' views about pain and trauma at dressing changes: a central European perspectiveG 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...
- Older patients' experience of dressing changes on venous leg ulcers: more than just a docile patientBritt 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...
- Understanding the origin of wound pain during dressing changeM Briggs
Ostomy Wound Manage 49:10-12. 2003
- The antimicrobial efficacy of a silver alginate dressing against a broad spectrum of clinically relevant wound isolatesSteven 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...
- Outcomes of subatmospheric pressure dressing therapy on wounds of the diabetic footDavid G Armstrong
Department of Surgery, Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tucson, Ariz, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 48:64-8. 2002....
- Host-guest composites for induced hemostasis and therapeutic healing in traumatic injuriesTodd 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...
- The use of pressure immobilization bandages in the first aid management of cubozoan envenomingsJamie 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 ..
- Australasian survey of split skin graft donor site dressingsP W Lyall
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
Aust N Z J Surg 70:114-6. 2000....
- Manipulative therapy of secondary lymphedema in the presence of locoregional tumorsXimena 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...
- Comparison of donor-site healing under Xeroform and Jelonet dressings: unexpected findingsKristian 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...
- A silver coated dressing reduces the incidence of early burn wound cellulitis and associated costs of inpatient treatment: comparative patient care auditsJ 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...
- Management of split skin graft donor sites--results of a national surveyP 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...
- Systematic review of skin graft donor-site dressingsSophocles 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...
- Wound dressing with sustained anti-microbial capabilityW 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...
- Intermittent pump versus compression bandages in the treatment of venous leg ulcersJ 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 ..
- Development of polyvinyl alcohol-sodium alginate gel-matrix-based wound dressing system containing nitrofurazoneJong 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...
- Efficacy of topical silver against fungal burn wound pathogensJ 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...
- The addition of manual lymph drainage to compression therapy for breast cancer related lymphedema: a randomized controlled trialMargaret 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...
- 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 woundsErsin 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....
- 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...
- Suspected deep tissue injuryCynthia A Fleck
Medline Industries Advanced Skin and Wound Care Division, Mundelein, IL, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 20:413-5. 2007
- Preferences of patients, doctors, and nurses regarding wound dressing characteristics: a conjoint analysisHester 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...
- Therapeutic efficacy of three silver dressings in an infected animal modelJohn 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...
- Effect of a chitosan-based hemostatic dressing on blood loss and survival in a model of severe venous hemorrhage and hepatic injury in swineAnthony 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...
- Occlusive vs gauze dressings for local wound care in surgical patients: a randomized clinical trialDirk 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...
- Control of wound infections using a bilayer chitosan wound dressing with sustainable antibiotic deliveryFwu 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...
- Preventing heart injury during negative pressure wound therapy in cardiac surgery: assessment using real-time magnetic resonance imagingMalin 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...
- Dressing-related pain in patients with chronic wounds: an international patient perspectivePatricia 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...
- Prospective randomized controlled study of Hydrofiber dressing containing ionic silver or calcium alginate dressings in non-ischaemic diabetic foot ulcersE B Jude
Department of Diabetic Medicine, Tameside General Hospital, Ashton under Lyne, UK
Diabet Med 24:280-8. 2007....
- Could Kinesio tape replace the bandage in decongestive lymphatic therapy for breast-cancer-related lymphedema? A pilot studyHan 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....
- Retrospective clinical evaluation of gauze-based negative pressure wound therapyPenny 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...
- Clinical comparative study of aquacel and paraffin gauze dressing for split-skin donor site treatmentYoav 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...
- Lymphedema managementAndrea 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...
- Economic analysis of VenUS I, a randomized trial of two bandages for treating venous leg ulcersC 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. 2004The study investigated the cost-effectiveness of four-layer and short-stretch compression bandages for treating venous leg ulcers.
- Recent development of polymer nanofibers for biomedical and biotechnological applicationsYanzhong Zhang
Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576
J Mater Sci Mater Med 16:933-46. 2005....
- 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 ratsErsin 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...
- The role of moisture balance in wound healingDenis 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...
- The edge effect: current therapeutic options to advance the wound edgeKevin Woo
Wound Healing Clinic, The New Woman s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Adv Skin Wound Care 20:99-117; quiz 118-9. 2007
- Compression therapy for venous ulcersSusan Hunter
University of North Dakota College of Nursing, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 18:404, 407-8. 2005
- Venous Ulcers: Testing Effects of Compression & PositionDeidre Wipke Tevis; Fiscal Year: 2005..Nursing management of these ulcers is an ongoing challenge. Usual nursing interventions include compression bandages and frequent leg elevation...
- Polysaccharide Ecocomposite Materials: Recyclable Synthesis and ApplicationsChieu 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 ...
- Molecular Heparan Sulfate Delivery in Guided Tissue RegenerationArthur 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 - ..
- Preventing Venous Leg Ulcers with Cryotherapy: A Randomized Clinical TrialTeresa 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...
- Nucleic acid delivery of growth factors and heparan sulfate proteoglycans for enhApril 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...
- Oligonucleotides for turning genes on and off with lightIVAN 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...
- Nanotechnology Based Infection Control for Ventricular Assist DevicesSang 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 ..
- Designing Spider Silk Proteins as Novel BiomaterialsRandolph 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.
- Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastesPRASANNA 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...
- Cell-Based Therapy for Dystrophic Epidermolysis BullosaOlga 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...
- Microwave remediation of hazardous medical wastesPRASANNA 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...
- FLEXIBLE ULTRATHIN CIRCUIT TO ANALYZE SLEEP DISORDERVOLKAN 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...
- Off-Body ECG Monitor Using Through-Clothing ElectrodesAndrew 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 ..
- Novel Liquid Adhesive Bandages for Acceleration of Partial-Thickness Wound HealinANN 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 ..
- Chitosan hemostatic device for laparoscopic applicationsHua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OABruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Local Angiogenic Therapy for Diabetic UlcersHarold 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. ..
- TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCEBruce 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. ..
- PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORSBruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Local Angiogenic Gene Therapy/VEGF/Treat Diabetic UlcersHarold 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. ..
- Markers of Progression of Knee OsteoarthritisSTEVEN MAZZUCA; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- OUTCOME MEASURES FOR CLINICAL TRIALS IN STRABISMUSJonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2008..Ultimately this research will result in better quality of life for patients with strabismus. ..
- Novel Wound Dressing for Chronic UlcersDAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- DISTRACTIONAnna Barrett; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract not available..
- Spatial neglect and bias in near and far spaceAnna 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]..
- Topical Modulation of Burn Wound HealingDAVID 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]..
- PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS OF VENOUS DISEASEVincent Falanga; Fiscal Year: 2004..The proposed studies should advance knowledge of the pathogenesis of venous ulceration and fibrosis. ..
- Reducing Sedative Exposure in Ventilated ICU PatientsLinda Chlan; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology of Jump-landing Movements and ACL InjuryStephen 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. ..
- Massage Therapy for Breast Cancer-related LymphedemaMichael Bernas; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM DX-IIVictor Tapson; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- MECHANISMS OF BIOENGINEERED SKIN IN HUMAN WOUNDSVincent 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. ..
- Raising Literacy and Capacity for Incontinence and Skin Care in DementiaDonna Bliss; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- A Novel & Tailorable Drug Delivery Device for the Treatment of PeriodontitisDAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PATHOGENESIS OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITYJonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Peptide-Modified Sulfonated Styrene Block Copolymers for Vascular ApplicationsDAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Bioactive Prosthetic Vascular GraftMatthew Phaneuf; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PROTEASE MODULATING WOUND DRESSINGS FOR THE TREATMENT OF VENOUS ULCERSDAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2006..Despite recent advances in wound dressings and compression bandages, venous ulcers remain clinically significant and difficult to manage...
- Study of a genetic network involved in ear developmentRick Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2005..These and future experiments represent the natural progression from my Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08). ..
- Novel Cation-Exchange Wound Dressing for Diabetic UlcersDAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- A Nanofibrous Biocomposite Small-Diameter GraftMatthew Phaneuf; Fiscal Year: 2006..Potentially, the annual market value for an "off-the-shelf" synthetic arterial bypass graft could exceed $1.5 billion. ..
- Synthesis and Processing of Sulfonated Block Copolymer BiomaterialsDAVID 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]..
- Homicide During Robbery: A Case-Control StudyStephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will assist in targeting prevention resources to specific high-risk workplaces and neighborhoods. ..
- Impact of Fiber Fermentation on Fecal IncontinenceDonna 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. ..
- Development of Infection-Resistant Suture MaterialsMatthew Phaneuf; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, a significant market exists for application of our technology in order to prevent wound infection. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Local Warming: Effects on Wound Infection and HealingJoAnne Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007..2.3. Perfusion (BF) in the surgical incision on postoperative days 3, 5 and 9 using Laser Doppler Flowmetry (LDF). ..
- Patellofemoral Pain: Tibiofemoral Rotation ImpairmentsGRETCHEN SALSICH; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data will be obtained from MRI and instrumented motion analysis (kinematics, kinetics, and EMG) to test these hypotheses. ..
- A Novel & Tailorable Topical Wound Therapy Based on a Semi-Interpenetrating PolymDAVID VACHON; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tissue Engineering for the Treatment of Delayed HealingVincent 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. ..
- Genetic Analysis of Age Related Hearing ImpairmentRick 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. ..
- PREVENTING ANTI-GAL PRODUCTION AGAINST XENOGRAFTSUri Galili; Fiscal Year: 2003..Success in these studies will help in planning effective treatments for preventing anti-Gal response in primate xenografts recipients. | ..
- Microarray Analysis of WoundsAMY 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. ..
- INCREASE/gp120 IMMUNOGENICITY/LINKED ALPHA-GAL EPITOPESUri 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. ..
- Xenograft-like rejection of tumors in a-gal glycolipidsURI 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. ..
- Effects of Insulin on Post-Burn HypermetabolismSteven 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. ..