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Transcutaneous oxygen pressure (TcPO2) less than 30 mm Hg at the toe leads to local tissue hypoxia and nonhealing wounds. Studies regularly illustrate that TcPO2 values are strong predictors of healing and can accurately demonstrate altered levels when extremities have restricted blood flow. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of surface acoustic wave (SAW) in ischemic feet on local tissue oxygenation.

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Wound Care News

October 21, 2014 - 10:51am - Dennis P. West, PhD, FCCP, CIP, Professor in Dermatology and Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, presented the poster, titled “Comparison of Skin Barrier Effectiveness for Products Containing Dimethicone” at this year’s Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Fall Conference. Read More >
October 14, 2014 - 11:10am - Cytomedix (Gaithersburg, MD) announced that it has re-launched its AutoloGel chronic wound care system under the AurixTM brand. Read More >
October 2, 2014 - 11:09am - WOUNDCHEK Laboratories (Gargrave, England) announced that it has appointed ApoFit Arzneimittelvertrieb GmbH (Germany) as exclusive distributor in Germany for the world’s first point of care diagnostic for chronic wound care, WOUNDCHEK Protease Status. Read More >

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