Vacuum assisted closure: a review of development and current applications

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2005 Mar;29(3):219-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2004.12.017.

Abstract

Vacuum assisted closure is being increasingly used for wound management. This review examines the history of its development and appraises the current evidence on its use so far.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bacterial Infections / complications
  • Bacterial Infections / therapy
  • Equipment and Supplies*
  • Humans
  • Models, Animal
  • Occlusive Dressings
  • Regional Blood Flow
  • Suction / instrumentation
  • Vacuum
  • Wound Healing / physiology*
  • Wounds and Injuries / complications
  • Wounds and Injuries / therapy*