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...

Tricks to avoid complications in acute wounds

The following mental association is very common: "acute wound = wound that will close without problems". However, an acute wound can become complicated and...

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...

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...

In which situations would it be better to remove the bandage and leave the...

The title of this post reflects the best therapeutic strategy for a person with leg wounds with poor evolution due to the occlusive effect...

How to prevent and treat skin lesions cuased by PPEs

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the main ally of health professionals in this COVID-19 crisis. That is why it is so important that they...

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...

Vitamins, folic acid, proteins and venous ulcer

What would you include in a blood test for a patient with a venous ulcer? What alterations would you expect to find, whose...

Atrophie blanche and acroangiodermatitis: skin changes secondary to chronic venous insufficiency

The annual congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, has just been held in Madrid.This event is always a perfect occasion to...

What exercises can I do at home for phlebolymphedema?

The #StayHome is being one of the most important weapons in the fight against the COVID-19 health crisis. I believe that any trick or...

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