Open vs closed negative pressure wound therapy for contaminated and dirty surgical wounds: a prospective randomized comparison. J Am Coll Surg 2018; 226: 507-512.

Published: 9th August 2018

Authors: Frazee R, Manning A, Abernathy S, Isbell C, Isbell T, Kurek S et al.


Forty-nine patients with contaminated wounds were included. Their wounds healed more quickly after closed vacuum dressings: seven versus 48 days, P<0.0001.

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