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...

Myofibroblast: the great ignored in wound healing

And why did I just remember the myofibroblast? Because a lot has been said about it in the Journées Cicatrisations 2019 (National Congress of the...

Chronic venous insufficiency from a dermatological perspective

"Chronic venous insufficiency from a dermatological perspective." This was the title of my lecture at the 7th Congress of the Spanish Society of Wounds...

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...

Ulcer secondary to alteration of homocysteine metabolism mimicking pyoderma gangrenosum

Homocysteine is an amino acid that is not present in dietary proteins, but is formed exclusively as an intermediate product in the metabolism of...

Why do we use topical zinc on wounds and perilesional skin?

Zinc in wounds is a subject that has never lost its relevance. Zinc is a trace element, i.e. a metal found in the body in...

Why do we use so many alginate fibre sheets in our wound clinic?

The alginate fibre sheet is, without doubt, the most commonly used dressing in our wound clinic. We treat mainly leg ulcers, which are predominantly...

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...

Large leg wounds after mild trauma

Large wounds secondary to mild trauma in the elderly are a frequent reason for consultation. The patient and his relatives describe very well the...

Reasons for the hyaluronic acid boom in wound healing

Hyaluronic acid is in vogue in the world of wound healing. And it seems that this privilege position will last long time. The key...

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