Why animals do not develop venous ulcers?

Surely this question has ever crossed your mind... In this post we are going to see why vets never have to treat venous ulcers,...

Interest of topical corticosteroid in Martorell ulcer

Today I am going to talk about a treatment strategy that we normally use in our wound clinic, with excellent results, in the hypertensive...

Compression therapy and scar massage in post-traumatic and post-surgical leg wounds

The healing process of any leg wound is conditioned by gravity force. The inflammatory process inherent in any leg wound involves an alteration in the...

Topical corticosteroids in chronic wounds

Why? Many of the uses of corticosteroids in medicine are based on their anti-inflammatory power. This effect can be harmful in those clinical situations in...

Why do we continue to use topical antibiotics in clean wounds after dermatologic procedures?

The unnecessary use of topical antibiotics in clean acute wounds is an issue I spoke about 4 years ago in the post "How do...

Silver sulfadiazine: adored by some, detested by others.

Silver sulfadiazine cream (better known by its commercial names) remains, since the 70s, in the top of products used in wound healing, predominantly in...

Povidone-iodine and chronic ulcers: a great controversy

Povidone-iodine is a product that is used by many professionals who treat wounds, but it also has many detractors... Despite not being new and...

How long can I space out dressing changes of a leg ulcer?

First the pandemic and now the big snowfall... This year we have accumulated impediments to maintain the healing guidelines that we consider most beneficial...

Bandages impregnated with zinc oxide: Unna boot and much more

Unna boot is not something new. In fact, it's something very old (almost as old as punch grafting:). I was waiting for the slightest...

Enzymatic debridement: to what extent is it selective

Enzymatic debridement is a widely used technique. However, many professionals are strongly opposed to this type of debridement. The objective of this post is...

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