Wound care

Vascular Closure Devices
Vascular closure while introducing Axiostat

Vascular closure while introducing Axiostat Excessive bleeding during or after vascular surgical procedures can lead to severe complications for patients. The traditional method involves manually applying pressure with gauze to control bleeding and initiate haemostasis  after removing the catheter in cardiovascular or endovascular procedures. This practice, considered the gold standard, applies to both femoral and…

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Understanding the mechanisms: How do hemostats stop bleeding?

Understanding the mechanisms: How do Haemostat stop bleeding? Arterial or venous bleeding occurs when we experience an injury on the surface of a body organ. Cuts, abrasions, lacerations, and punctures can also lead to bleeding. When this happens, the body naturally begins a process called hemostasis to begin clotting and stop the bleeding. Haemostat is…

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Role Of Chitosan Wound Dressing In Post-traumatic Leg Ulcer

ROLE OF CHITOSAN WOUND DRESSING IN POST-TRAUMATIC LEG ULCER Open lesions between the knee and ankle joint (the gaiter area) are known as venous leg ulcers/ traumatic leg ulcers (VLUs), (TLUs) (Fig 1)¹. They frequently happen on the medial and lateral faces when there is venous insufficiency of the leg. They are also known as…

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Maxiocel-FEMORAL DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS The main objective in addressing femoral (or iliofemoral) vein thrombosis is the prevention of blood clot formation. To achieve this, anticoagulation therapy is commonly employed to thin the blood and thwart clot development. In the realm of DVT treatment, newer medications such as edoxaban, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban have received approval…

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How to Prevent diabetic foot ulcers?

How to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers? Case Studies Diabetic Foot Ulcers Wound Care Dressing Foot care among diabetic patients play an inevitable role in the prevention of infection and necrosis, neglecting which will increase the severity and leave them no other option but a diabetic foot ulcer amputation. The International Diabetes Federations has reportedly recorded…

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Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD)

Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD) The moisture barrier of the skin plays a vital role in maintaining a relatively stable equilibrium between the interdependent fluids within the body. The moisture content in the skin regulates the inward and outward movement of the body fluids. Prolonged exposure to moisture can worsen the skin health making it vulnerable…

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Pressure Sores Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What are pressure ulcers? Pressure Ulcers are commonly known as Bed sores or Pressure sores. Whenever there is prolonged pressure on the skin, the underlying tissues get damaged and form pressure ulcers. People who are usually bed ridden or sitting on a wheelchair with very less movement develop bed sores. Symptoms of Bed sores /…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers – A Complete Walkthrough

Diabetic foot ulcers are formed when the skin tissue in the foot area breaks down and exposes the layers beneath it. When diabetes is not managed properly with diet, exercise, and insulin based treatments, it can cause various complications. One such complication is the Foot Ulcer. Foot ulcers usually develop under the big toes and…

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How long does a diabetic foot ulcer take to heal?

Diabetes makes people more likely to have foot ulcers. Ulcers are open sores on the skin that don’t heal the way they should. If ulcers are left untreated, it may become severe. It is believed that between 14-24 percent of people with diabetes are likely to develop an ulcer and have their lower limb amputated.…

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