Wound Management

Using ICG to Research how Ointments and Dressings can Effect Healing in Burn Wounds

Eric Sturgis Hamamatsu PDE, ICG Fluorescence, ICG Perfusion, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Videos, Wound Management

The influence of dressings and ointments on the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of burn wounds by ICG video-angiography: an experimental setup

This was a study involving burn victims that utilized ICG fluorescence to determine whether or not certain dressings and ointments were preventing angiogenesis. Reserachers found that indeed certain dressings and ointments caused a significant decrease in perfusion.

Bibliographic information:

Haslik, W., Kamolz, L. P., Winter, W., Meissl, G., & Frey, M. (2003). The influence of dressings and ointments on the qualitative and quantitative evaluation of burn wounds by ICG video-angiography: an experimental setup. Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries30, 232-235.

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