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Feb
18

Axolotl Biologix launches DualGraft for faster healing

To help physicians facilitate wound healing, Axolotl Biologix, a biotechnology leader in regenerative medicine, is proud to announce the launch of Axolotl DualGraft™, a bi-layered human amnion membrane patch that serves as a barrier to protect wounds while advancing skin repair and reconstruction.

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Feb
15

The combination of high bacterial count and positive biofilm formation is associated with the inflammation of pressure ulcers

Evaluating the bacterial bioburden of pressure ulcers through bacterial count and pathogenicity is important but is currently difficult to perform in the clinical setting. In order to address this problem, we proposed two methods: 1) measurement of bacterial count using a quantitative device and 2) detection of biofilm formation by wound blotting.

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Feb
15

New method may better predict the best treatment for burn wounds

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 180 000 deaths every year are caused by burns, with the majority occurring in low- and middle-income countries. Upon arriving at the emergency room with a burn, the patient undergoes a clinical inspection to assess both the severity of the lesion in relation to the affected area of the body and the depth of the injury (1st, 2nd or 3rd-degree burns).

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Feb
6

HMP Announces Multiple Endorsements for SAWC Spring

HMP, a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced that its annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring, taking place in San Antonio, Texas, May 7-11, 2019, and serving as the annual meeting of the Wound Healing Society (WHS), has received endorsements from the following prominent organizations: American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management

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Feb
6

MediWound Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Pivotal Phase 3 Study (DETECT) in NexoBrid® for Eschar Removal of Severe Thermal Burns

MediWound Ltd., a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company bringing innovative therapies to address unmet needs in severe burn and wound management, today announced that it has met its primary and all secondary endpoints in its pivotal U.S. Phase 3 clinical study (DETECT) with NexoBrid to treat patients with deep partial thickness and full thickness thermal burns intended for submission for Biological License Application (BLA) from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Jan
18

Fish skin grafts are doctors’ new way to heal wounds on burn victims and diabetics

Chilly waters off the coast of Iceland have yielded an unlikely tool for healing humans’ tough-to-treat wounds: the skins of wild cod. After it’s cleaned, doctors can apply the fish skin to troublesome chronic wounds to ease pain and encourage human skin to heal underneath, according to Kerecis, an Icelandic company that makes several fish skin products and sells them across Europe, the United States and Asia.

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Jan
16

HMP Renames Ostomy Wound Management Journal Wound Management & Prevention

HMP, a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced that its premier wound care journal, Ostomy Wound Management, has been renamed Wound Management & Prevention. The name change not only reflects the shift seen in the healthcare industry to a broader focus on all aspects of wound care, but it also matches the journal’s already evolving content covering these expanded topic areas.

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