A Guide To Current And Emerging NPWT Modalities

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Adam Isaac, DPM, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, PhD, MD

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   For further reading, see “Inside Insights On Negative Pressure Wound Therapy” in the May 2007 issue of Podiatry Today, “Examining The Role Of NPWT In Limb Salvage” in the December 2009 issue or “Point-Counterpoint: Is Foam More Effective Than Gauze With Negative Pressure Wound Therapy?” in the July 2009 issue.

   Also check out the DPM Blog “Building A Better ‘Mousetrap’ For NPWT” at http://goo.gl/Z7Lk2 .

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