Navigation Links
Journal Article Suggests DermaClose® RC Used in Combination With VAC Therapy Can Dramatically Reduce the Need for Skin Grafting of Fasciotomy Wounds for Combat Related Trauma
Date:3/22/2012

CHANHASSEN, Minn., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Wound Care Technologies, Inc. (www.dermaclose.com), an emerging medical technology company, today announced the publication of an invited review article by MAJ Benjamin K. Potter, MD, LTC Brett A. Freedman, MD, and Michael S. Shuler, MD, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, describing their treatment for closing extremity fasciotomy wounds using the DermaClose® RC Continuous External Tissue Expander as it applies to the treatment of traumatic war injuries.

The article entitled, "Fasciotomy Wound Management and Closure" appears in the current issue of Techniques in Orthopedics® (Volume 27, Number 1, Lippincott Williams & Wolters, www.techortho.com). The authors describe how the use of vacuum-assisted closure (V.A.C., Kinetic Concepts, Inc., San Antonio, TX) in combination with dermatotraction is their preferred method to positively influence the rate of delayed primary closure of extremity fasciotomy wounds. Paul J. Anderson, President and CEO of Wound Care Technologies, Inc. said, "Thi speer reviewed published article continues to demonstrate the significant role of continuous external tissue expansion in the treatment of traumatic injuries".

About DermaClose RC®
DermaClose® RC is a continuous external tissue expander that facilitates rapid tissue movement to reduce or re-approximate wounds. The first-of-its-kind device utilizes skin anchors and a tension controller that applies a continuous controlled dynamic pulling force and does not require additional tightening after initial application. The tension will be maintained from hours to days until desired amount of expanded tissue is achieved and the device is removed.

About Wound Care Technologies, Inc.
Wound Care Technologies, Inc. (www.woundcaretech.com) is an emerging medical device company focused on the commercialization of its novel continuous external tissue expansion technology. The DermaClose RC® is the companies initial product and is currently marketed in the United States. For further information please contact Mr. Dennis L. Davey, VP of Sales and Marketing via email at ddavey@woundcaretech.com.

Media Contact: Dennis Davey, Wound Care Technologies, Inc., 612-325-9736, Ddavey@woundcaretech.com

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Wound Care Technologies, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. New England Journal of Medicine Article Reviews the Benefits of Ingenol Mebutate in Field Treatment of Actinic Keratoses
2. Generex Subsidiary Antigen Express Announces Publication of Review Showcasing its Proprietary Therapeutic Vaccine Technology in the Journal Vaccine
3. Data Published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Shows Daily Home Hemodialysis Patients with the NxStage System One Have Significantly Lower Risk of Mortality and Improved 3-Year Survival Versus Patients on Conventional Hemodialys
4. Pivotal Data Demonstrating Efficacy of Plenadren® (Hydrocortisone, Modified Release Tablet) in Adrenal Insufficiency Published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
5. Study Published in Neuro-Oncology Journal Shows Brain Tumor Eradication and Prolonged Survival in Mice Treated With Toca 511 and 5-FC
6. Aria Announces Publication of Independent Study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology Using Arias Technology
7. National Pharmaceutical Council Debuts Column, "From Methods to Policy," In New Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research
8. BioElectronics Study on Plantar Fasciitis to be Published in The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
9. Results From Pilot Trial of PLCs RenalGuard® Published in International Journal of Cardiology
10. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Study Shows Promising Single Ablation Procedure Outcomes With HeartLight EAS for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
11. OncoGenex Announces Publication of Phase I/II Custirsen (OGX-011/TV-1011) Data in Journal of Thoracic Oncology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... critical care immunotherapy leader commercializing its European Union approved ... in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients worldwide, announced that ... present at the 9th Annual LD Micro Main ... 8 th , 2016 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... LYME, Conn. , Dec. 1, 2016  Today, ... has announced the honor of being selected as winners ... include: Simpson Healthcare Executives Website at the PLATINUM level, ... Conversations Training Module at the GOLD Level, and our ... At Simpson Healthcare Executives, we are excited ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... YORK , December 2, 2016 ... of its past losses following Trump,s victory early in ... potential, and fund managers are now predicting an uptick ... at four equities to see how they have fared ... CLDX ), Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... launch of its 60-day free trial program for all of the company’s desktop ... offer a truly hassle free experience. , FlexiSpot’s unique desktop risers use an ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... The annual time frame to change Medicare health and prescription drug coverage, known ... Medicare beneficiaries who are looking to switch from their current plan to a Medicare ... during this period order for their new policy to go into effect in 2017. ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... With the number of pain management programs available ... must find the one that works for them. When an inventor from Suisun City, ... worked and decided to share it with others. , He developed a prototype for ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Dr. Raffi Hovsepian, a leading ... the 2016 “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” for seven consecutive years. The ... education, experience, and professional associations. , One the most frequently honored surgeons ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Mediaplanet is proud to announce ... covers the innovative treatments, therapeutic technologies, and revolutionized nutrition that are helping patients ... life 6 years in the last 3 decades,” says Dr. Valentine Fuster, a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):