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Mesh term Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy

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Drainage
Wound Closure Techniques

Description

The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.



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