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Indications and Contraindications for Negative Pressure Wound (VAC) Therapy

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

Objective:

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Description:

Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC, Kinetic Concepts Inc) involves application of negative pressure to assist in closure of wounds. There are indications and contraindications to its use.

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