Inside Insights On Emerging Wound Care Modalities

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Here is a photo of an Achilles tendon wound 10 days after debridement and application of the Integra dressing and VAC therapy. It is now ready for a split thickness skin graft. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Wu, DPM, and David Armstrong, DPM)
In regard to the XCell Cellulose Dressing (shown above), Dr. Kravitz says patients with very sensitive ulcerations tolerate this dressing well. (Photo courtesy of Barbara Aung, DPM)
Inside Insights On Emerging Wound Care Modalities
Clinical Editor: Lawrence Karlock, DPM

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