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Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy for Managing Complicated Wounds at Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Sites

Title
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy for Managing Complicated Wounds at Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Sites
Authors
Eom, YeseulWoo, Kyong-Je
Ewha Authors
우경제
Issue Date
2019
Journal Title
ADVANCES IN SKIN & WOUND CARE
ISSN
1527-7941JCR Link

1538-8654JCR Link
Citation
ADVANCES IN SKIN & WOUND CARE vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 183 - 189
Keywords
bacteria-binding meshextracorporeal membrane oxygenlymphorrheanegative-pressure wound therapyskin necrosiswound complicationswound healingvessel exposure
Publisher
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS &

WILKINS
Indexed
SCIE; SSCI; SCOPUS WOS scopus
Document Type
Article
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for management of wound complications at extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) removal sites. METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed patients who underwent NPWT at ECMO removal sites followed by the development of wound complications including skin necrosis, lymphorrhea, and femoral vessel exposure. A nonadhesive bacteria-binding mesh was used as a wound contact layer of NPWT application. Patient characteristics and clinical outcomes were evaluated. RESULTS: Nine patients underwent NPWT for complicated wounds at ECMO sites. The mean age of patients was 49.2 years (range, 14-64 years). All patients exhibited wound complications with lymphorrhea and skin necrosis. Seven of nine patients had wound cultures that were positive for microorganisms, but culture conversion to negative was achieved after NPWT application for a mean period of 21.2 days (range, 12-30 days). Lymphorrhea was successfully managed, and formation of fresh granulation tissue was observed in all patients. Wound healing either by primary closure, skin graft, or secondary healing was achieved without recurrence of wound complications. There were no cases of femoral vessel injury or aneurysm during NPWT application. CONCLUSIONS: Negative-pressure wound therapy appears to be a safe and effective treatment option in the management of complicated wounds at ECMO sites.
DOI
10.1097/01.ASW.0000553596.11034.d7
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