Aged garlic extract preserves cutaneous microcirculation in patients with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases: A double‐blinded placebo‐controlled study

October 11, 2019
International Wound Journal

Laser Doppler velocimetry estimates tissue perfusion providing a record of microvascular blood flow. Patients with heart disease or diabetes mellitus have impaired microvascular perfusion leading to impaired wound healing. Aged garlic extract (AGE) has a positive effect on vascular elasticity. This study aimed to assess the effect of long‐term treatment with AGE on cutaneous tissue perfusion.

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Tailored ‘cell sheets’ to improve post-operative wound closing and healing

October 11, 2019
Medical Express

Scientists have designed a new method for post-operative wound closing and healing that is both fast and effective. This strategy revolves around engineered “cell sheets”—or layers of skin-based cells. The procedure culminates in a wound dressing that is custom made for a specific cut or lesion that can be used to effectively treat open skin areas after surgeries.

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Chamber Networking Mixer At Wound Care Center

October 11, 2019
The Town Crier

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce held a networking mixer at the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at Wellington Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, Sept. 11. There was a tour of the facility and an explanation of the services offered. Refreshments were served.

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Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of the Coronary ViperWire Advance® With Flex Tip

October 11, 2019
Business Wire

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), a medical device company developing and commercializing innovative interventional treatment systems for patients with peripheral and coronary artery disease, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) PMA approval of the new ViperWire Advance® Coronary Guide Wire with Flex Tip (ViperWire Advance with Flex Tip).

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HSHS St. Anthony’s Wound Healing Center Brings Awareness to Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month in September

October 11, 2019
Effingham Radio

September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness month. Peripheral artery disease affects as many as 12 million people in the United States, and increases in prevalence with age. One in every eight Americans older than 60 years of age have PAD but only 25% of the general population is aware of the disease, which is why HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Wound Healing Center wants to educate the community on this critical health issue.

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LimFlow wins FDA nod for pDVA trial in chronic limb-threatening ischemia

October 11, 2019
Mass Device

LimFlow said today that it won an investigational device exemption from the FDA for a pivotal trial of its catheter-based intervention for a severe form of peripheral artery disease. LimFlow’s percutaneous deep vein arterialization device is designed to re-route blood flow from a blocked artery through the venous system to deliver oxygenated blood to the foot and lower leg.

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Healogics® Names Rob Doll as New Chief Marketing Officer

October 11, 2019
Business Wire

Healogics®, the nation’s wound expert, today announced that it has appointed Rob Doll to serve as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Doll will be responsible for all aspects of Healogics marketing strategy, including expansion of the company’s brand and new innovative solutions furthering Healogics outreach into the healthcare community.

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Clinical Study Finds Burn Patients Treated with Kerecis® Omega3 Intact Fish Skin Experienced Pain Relief, Fast Healing and No Infections

April 17, 2019
PR Newswire

Kerecis, the company pioneering the use of fish skin in tissue regeneration, today announced the results of a new prospective case study of Kerecis Omega3 Burn. The study, announced at the American Burn Association annual meeting, found that patients with partial-thickness burn and donor-site wounds healed quickly, with no infection, after treatment with the fish-skin graft.

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