Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

  • Valentina Dini
Part of the Updates in Clinical Dermatology book series (UCD)


NPWT devices have shown promising results as treatment modalities applied in conjunction with topical and systemic wound management. The therapy main indication is going to be when an individual has not shown signs of wound repair by standard treatment. Ultraportability of NPWT is increasing in use and application and should produce more evidence in the not-too-distant future. The NPWT with instillation is a specific way of biofilm and infected wound management.


Cutaneous wounds Negative pressure wound therapy Leg ulcers Foot ulcers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Dini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of PisaPisaItaly

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