Wound Care Research

Wound Care Research

Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy to Treat Dystrophic Calcinosis Cutis Ulcers

We report the case of a 78-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, deep vein...
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Serum Proteomic Analysis of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy–Enhanced Diabetic Wound Healing in a Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes Model

This study investigated the plasma protein expression in the extracorporeal shock wave therapy group and...
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Shock wave therapy for systemic sclerosis

We studied the effects of ESWT in 8 SSc female patients who received 4 consecutive...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy role in the treatment of burn patients. A systematic literature review

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), first described in the eighties for the treatment of urolithiasis,...
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Spark Wave® Therapy Improves Full Thickness Skin Defects

Skin grafting is one of the most common treatment options for permanent replacement of lost...
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SoftWave Therapy® Represents a Valuable Addition in the Treatment of Hard-to-Heal Wounds

Prof. Hilde Beele (MD), Steven Smet, Francis Ramboer, at Ghent University Hospital faced up to the great...
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Treatment of cutaneous calcinosis in CREST syndrome by extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy

CREST syndrome is a variant of systemic sclerosis, which affects a relatively small number of...
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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Digital Ulcers of Systemic Sclerosis: A Phase 2 Pilot Study

Patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) often display Raynaud’s phenomenon and digital skin ulcers. As these...
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Analysis of treatment protocols: application of ESWT for wound healing disorders

Shock waves are high-energy acoustic waves characterized by an initial rise of high pressure within...
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ESWT in skin & aesthetic indications

ESWT in skin graft epithelialization 3 days faster healing. Click here to read more.
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Shock Wave Treatment Enhances Cell Proliferation and Improves Wound Healing by ATP Release-coupled Extracellular Signal-regulated Kinase (ERK) Activation

Shockwave treatment accelerates impaired wound healing in diverse clinical situations. However, the mechanisms underlying the...
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The Roll of Spark Waves in the Management of Chronic Wounds.

Antibiotic-resistant bacterial colonies often produce biofilms (a defensive mechanism that creates a physical protective barrier...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for wound healing: Technology, mechanisms, and clinical efficacy

For almost 30 years, extracorporeal shock wave therapy has been clinically implemented as an effective...
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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Louise Helen Hitchman, Joshua P. Totty, Ali Raza, Paris Cai, George E. Smith, Daniel Carradice,...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for wound healing: Technology, mechanisms, and clinical efficacy

Rainer Mittermayr, MD; Vlado Antonic, MS; Joachim Hartinger ; Hanna Kaufmann, MD ; Heinz Redl,...
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Efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for acute and chronic soft tissue wounds: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Nan Lou of Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China – This study...
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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy as an Adjunct Wound Treatment: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Robert Dymarek, PhD, PT; Tomasz Halski, PhD, PT; Kuba Ptaszkowski, PhD, PT; Lucyna Slupska, PhD,...
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Preoperative Shockwave Therapy Improves Wound Healing – (Med Esthetics Mag​)

A prospective, randomized, double‐blinded, controlled pilot trial of 24 abdominoplasty patients revealed that preoperative application...
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MTS Spark WaveTM Technology and its mechanism of action in wound management

MTS-Science​  – Diabetic foot ulcers are one of the most serious complications of diabetes mellitus and...
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MSC-exosome: A novel cell-free therapy for cutaneous regeneration

Peipei Wu, Bin Zhang, HuiShi, Hui Qian, Wenrong Xu – Cutaneous regeneration is a dynamic and complex process...
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The Exosome – A Naturally Secreted Nanoparticle and its Application to Wound Healing.

Rani S, Ritter T – Wound healing is a complex process and often delayed in patients with...
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Technology Assessment “Wound Care” dermagold100

MTS-Science – ​Acute wounds are caused exogenously by traumatic (e.g. mechanical, chemical, thermical) or iatrogenic (e.g. surgical)...
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ESWT minimizes ischemic tissue necrosis…

Rainer Mittermayr, MD, Joachim Hartinger, Vlado Antonic, MS, Alexandra Meinl, PhD, Sabine Pfeifer, Alexander Stojadinovic,...
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The influence of comorbidities – ESWT for chronic soft tissue wounds

Department of Surgery, Austrian Armed Forces Hospital-Vienna, Vienna, Austria;  AUVA Trauma Center Meidling, Vienna, Austria; ...
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Molecular changes in diabetics foot ulcers

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College...
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ESWT for Acute and Chronic Soft Tissue Wounds

Wolfgang Schaden, M.D., Richard Thiele, M.D., Christine Kölpl, M.D., Michael Pusch, M.D., Aviram Nissan, M.D.,...
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ESWT for retracting scars of the hand

Department of Medical Sciences, Oral and Biotechnology, ‘‘G. D’Annunzio’’ University, Chieti, Italy;  Department of Dermatology,...
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​Prospective randomized phase II trial of accelerated reepithelialization

Christian Ottomann, MD, Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, FACS,  Philip T. Lavin, PhD,§ Francis H. Gannon, MD,...
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Evidence supporting extracorporeal shockwave therapy for acute and chronic soft tissue wounds

From Henry M. Jackson Foundation for Advancement in Military Medicine, Rockville, MD; Combat Wound Initiative...
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​Prospective randomized trial of accelerated re-epithelization of skin graft donor sites using extracorporeal shock wave therapy

Christian Ottomann, MD, Bernd Hartmann, MD, Josh Tyler, MD, Heike Maier, MD, Richard Thiele, MD,...
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Extracorporeal shockwave treatment for chronic diabetic foot ulcers

Seventy-two patients with 72 chronic diabetic foot ulcers were randomly divided into two groups of...
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Extracorporeal shock waves, a new non-surgical method to treat severe burns

Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery and Burn Center Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Autonomous...
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Randomized control of extracorporeal shock wave therapy versus placebo for chronic decubitus ulceration

Anna M Larking, Sophie Duport Institute of Neuropalliative Rehabilitation, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, Michael Clinton...
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Extracorporeal shock wave therapy suppresses the early proinflammatory immune response to a severe cutaneous burn injury

Thomas A Davis, Alexander Stojadinovic, Khairul Anam, Mihret Amare, Shruti Naik, George E Peoples, Douglas...
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​Prophylactic low-energy shock wave therapy improves wound healing after vein harvesting for coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a prospective, randomized trial

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, and AUVA Trauma Center, Vienna, Austria Wound...
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Low-energy shock wave for enhancing recruitment of endothelial progenitor cells: a new modality to increase efficacy of cell therapy in chronic hind limb ischemia

Alexandra Aicher, MD*; Christopher Heeschen, MD*; Ken-ichiro Sasaki, MD; Carmen Urbich, PhD; Andreas M. Zeiher,...
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​Antibacterial effects of extracorporeal shock waves

Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Sportorthopädie der Technischen Universität München, München, Germany; and  Institut...
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