To unlock this feature and to subscribe to our weekly evidence emails, please create a FREE orthoEvidence account.

SIGNUP

Already Have an Account?

Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Vol:8 Issue:2 Number:47 ISSN#:2564-2537
DOWNLOAD ESPAÑOL
Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #10291
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Lower infection rate after open fracture with NPWT versus conventional dressings


How to Cite

OrthoEvidence. Lower infection rate after open fracture with NPWT versus conventional dressings. ACE Report. 2019;8(2):47. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10291

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Negative pressure wound therapy versus conventional wound dressings in treatment of open fractures: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Int J Surg. 2018 May;53:72-79

Contributing Authors: X Liu S Cen F Huang H Zhang

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

Eight randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which comparing negative pressure wound therapy and conventional dressings in wound management following open fracture. Pooled analysis demonstrated a significantly lower rate of infection among groups treated with negative pressure wound therapy compared to groups treated with conventional dressings.

Ace Report Preview Image
CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE
For Reprints and Permissions, click here

Please Login or Join to leave comments.