DermaClip Ramps Up for U.S. Sales Push of Wound-Healing Device

February 6, 2019
Xconomy

Sutures or staples are the norm to close deep wounds that won’t otherwise heal on their own. But a Houston medtech company says it has a better way. DermaClip makes an eponymous device that the company says is a non-invasive way to foster wound healing. The DermaClip device is an adhesive strip placed across a wound.

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What is LED Therapy?

February 6, 2019
News Medical

LEDs or light emitting diodes are semiconductor devices that release light, of different wavelengths, when an electric current passes through. LED phototherapy is a non-invasive and non-thermal procedure, involving the use of LEDs for a range of medical and aesthetic uses.

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Effective Wound Healing Enabled by Discrete Alternative Electric Fields from Wearable Nanogenerators

December 14, 2018
ACS Publications

Nonhealing skin wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous-related ulcerations, and nonhealing surgical wounds affect more than 6.5 million people in the United States and result in enormous health care expenditures, with the total cost estimated at more than $25 billion per year.(1−4) In addition, slow- or nonhealing skin wounds are morbid conditions that can result in long-term physical and mental suffering due to the protracted treatment courses often required by chronic wounds.

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