Modified Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT): An Experience of 106 cases at Philippine General Hospital

  • Albert U. Dy, Jr.
  • Niraj Ranjeet
Keywords: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, NPWT, Vacuum Assisted Closure, VAC, Open Wounds

Abstract

We studied 106 cases of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)
or Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) from 2000-2004 on open wounds.
Our modification using packing foam, infant feeding tube, wall suction
set at 60-70 mmHg and Glad® or Saran® wrap showed similar good
results

Published
2009-01-13
Section
Articles