Vaccuum-assisted wound closure versus alginate for the treatment of deep perivascular wound infections in the groin after vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg 2014; 59: 145-151.

Published: 23rd July 2014

Authors: Monsen C, Wann-Hansen C, Wictorsson C, Acosta S


The trial was stopped early after 20 patients had been randomized, since wound healing was significantly quicker with the VAC: median 57 versus 104 days, P=0.026.

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