Types of skin grafts to cover chronic wounds: which one should you choose?

The use of skin grafts is a traditional technique to promote the healing of acute and chronic wounds. There are different types of skin...

Ulcerated necrobiosis lipoidica: what is it and how should it be managed?

Necrobiosis lipoidica is a condition that we will always have to include if we list the causes of "atypical" leg ulcers. In fact, in...

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...

Sclerotherapy in Venous Ulcers: The Sooner the Better

Sclerotherapy is the most widely used endovenous procedure as an alternative to surgery in patients with venous ulcers. As it is a minimally invasive...

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...

Why punch graft attachment has not been achieved?

This is a question that you will have asked more than once all of you who are performing this technique:) As we have commented in...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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