OTA 2014: Negative-pressure wound therapy not favourable to gauze dressing for ORIF
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OrthoEvidence. OTA 2014: Negative-pressure wound therapy not favourable to gauze dressing for ORIF. ACE Report. 2014;3(11):6. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/7288
Role of Acute Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy Over Primarily Closed Surgical Incisions in Hip, Pelvis, and Acetabular Fracture Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Trial
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151 patients who underwent open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) for a hip, pelvis, or acetabular fracture were randomly assigned to receive negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) or standard gauze dressing over the closed incisions. Postoperative surgical wound drainage, risk of infections, and hospital duration were assessed. Findings revealed that, contrary to previously published literat...
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