How to close large ulcers after mild trauma in the elderly?

How many times have we asked ourselves this question, health professionals, caregivers and, of course, the people who suffer them on their own skin? Without...

Differences between epidermal and dermo-epidermal punch grafts

Autologous epidermal and dermo-epidermal punch grafts are two of the different options available to promote epithelialization of recalcitrant wounds despite adequate conventional treatment. As...

Repositioning and not removing scabs: two unwritten rules of punch grafting

The truth is that there are few written rules about punch grafting... In fact, it is difficult to find scientific publications with the most...

Punch grafting and negative pressure therapy: a successful couple

In previous posts we have talked about the benefits that these two treatments have, separately, promoting healing. However, their combined use plays a fundamental...

Keratinocytes and their analgesic effect

I have decided to dedicate this post to the specific analgesic potential of keratinocytes because it is something that is hardly talked about in...

Have you ever heard of the topical use of sevoflurane in wounds?

If you have never heard of this alternative treatment for painful ulcers, surely while reading this post you may think of more than one...

Platelet Rich Plasma in wound healing

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a widespread technique throughout diverse fields of Medicine for improving tissue regeneration. In dermatology, the main applications during the...

Which dressing should I choose to cover the skin graft donor site?

"How do you cover the donor site?" This is a question that always arises when I talk about the punch grafting technique that we...

Punch grafting: a classic back in fashion

The 8th Congress of the SEHER (Spanish Wound Healing Society) has just been held in Madrid https://www.congresoheridas.com/index.php/programa. Once again, this scientific meeting has been...

How to promote healing in ulcers secondary to pyoderma gangrenosum?

If I had to choose a single sentence to answer this question, it would undoubtedly be "with an adequate anti-inflammatory strategy and, if necessary,...

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