Surgical Wound Healing and Management, Second Edition explores the critical role of surgery in wound bed preparation and management, and provides a sound knowledge of wound mechanisms, physiology, and metabolic control. Founded on the expertise of internationally recognized authorities, this source illustrates the many techniques utilized by surgeons to design optimal healing environments, maximize the efficacy of existing treatment modalities, and extract bacteria from a variety of wound situations resulting from burns, trauma, and disease.
This new edition includes:
- In-depth examinations of a variety of clinical situations
- Full colour photographs
- New approaches to treat difficult-to-heal wounds, now including the open abdomen and SSIs
- New chapters on "Advanced Therapies," "The Role of Negative Pressure on Wound Therapy," "Wound Dressings for Surgeons," and "The Impact of Telemedicine in Wound Management."
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About the Author
Dr Mark S. Granick, MD, FACS, is professor of surgery, chief of plastic surgery, Department of Surgery, New Jersey medical School-UMDNJ, Newark, New Jersey.
Luc Teot, MD, PHD, is associate professor of plastic surgery (wound healing and burns), Montpellier University Hospital, France.
Table of Contents
The Physiology of Wound Bed Preparation Gregory S. Schultz 1
The Evolution of Surgical Wound Management: Toward a Common Language Mark S. Granick Mellick Chehade 17
Diagnosis and Surgical Management in Wound Bacterial Burden Mayer Tenenhaus Dhaval Bhavsar Hans Oliver Rennekampff 29
Surgical Management of Necrotizing Fasciitis Richard L. Gamelli 39
Tangential Debridement Roy M. Kimble 45
Debridement of Pediatric Burns S. L. A. Jeffery 53
Surgical Debridement of Open Fractures Peter V. Giannoudis Costas Papakostidis 57
Debridement of Acute Traumatic Wounds (Avulsion, Crush, and High-Powered) Michael Suk 69
Wound Bed Preparation Prior to Flap Coverage W. Thomas McClellan L. Scott Levin 83
Surgical Debridement Luc Teot 91
Debridement of Decubitus Ulcers Joseph V. Boykin 103
The Debridement of Chronic Vascular Leg Ulcers Giovanni Mosti Vincenzo Mattaliano 117
Debridement of Infected Orthopedic Prostheses John S. Davidson Eugene M. Toh 131
Surgical Debridement of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Luca Dalla Paola 141