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A Journal on Physiopathology and Therapy of Chronic Cutaneous Ulcers
Official Journal of the Italian Association for Cutaneous Ulcers
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index
Acta Vulnologica 2003 August;1(1):43-8
The role of pulsed washing in the treatment of chronic skin lesions. Preliminary results
Centro Vulnologico Italiano, Torino
AIM: The purpose of this paper was to assess the utility of a new washing system in chronic wounds as a coadjuvant in wound bed preparation.
METHODS: Ten patients with chronic skin lesions of varying aetiology were recruited. Pulsed wound washing with a physiological solution was carried out on all patients for 5 consecu- tive days.
RESULTS: An overall improvement was observed in the wound situation.
CONCLUSION: The pulsed washing system can contribute to resumption of skin repair processes.