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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000442873.48590.b5
Features: Original Investigations

Negative-Pressure Therapy in the Postoperative Treatment of Incisional Hernioplasty Wounds: A Pilot Study

Olona, Carles PhD; Duque, Enric MD; Caro, Aleidis PhD; Jiménez, Andrea MD; Moreno, Félix MD; Coronas, Jose M. MD; Vicente, Vicente PhD

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Abstract

Negative pressure therapy has proven useful in the treatment of the complex complications of surgical wounds. In this pilot study, the authors found that the negative pressure system can be used safely in the postoperative period of incisional hernia surgery and reduces the number of days of drainage.

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