A chronic wound does not heal in an orderly set of stages and in a predictable amount of time the way most wounds do. Wounds that do not heal adequately within 4 weeks are considered chronic. Previous wound healing disorders are often resulting from poor blood circulation, like arterial or venous ulcers, or as a complication in Diabetes Mellitus – like the Diabetic Foot Syndrom. Frequently, chronic wounds are derived from bedsores or leg ulcers, but also surgical wounds can become chronic. Infected wounds have an 85% chance to develop into the chronic wound. Chronic, non-healing wounds affect millions of people worldwide, with massive consequences on their quality of life.
A thin layer of biofilm (made up of actively multiplying bacteria) adheres to the lesion and results in recurring infections. The defect worsens, delaying the healing process to the point that the wound becomes chronic.
Common Treatment and Problems
For an acute wound to heal, the balance between inflammation and tissue regeneration needs to be restored. But 80% of wounds do not heal due to infection. A biofilm, formed by multiplying bacteria, keeps the infection alive.
Current methods fail to penetrate the biofilm and thereby eliminate the bacteria. So far, major surgical debridement is advised as an effective therapy, often under general anaesthesia. Stressful for the patient, and not always with satisfying results (as biofilm is not visible to the human eye), why the procedure often has to be repeated multiple times.
- The biofilm forms a protective layer on the wound that prevents antimicrobial agents to reach the actual wound bed
- Patients are often multimorbid (e.g., diabetes, obesity), and suffer from poor blood flow, or have a weak immune system, which prevents the body from fighting infection itself.
- Over time, chronic wound patients may become resistant to antibiotics, preventing the infection from being controlled from the inside
With proper diagnosis and treatment, much of the above-mentioned burden can be avoided. Recent innovations in the field of wound healing have created a number of advanced therapies, from which clinicians can now choose. Critical to successful outcomes is, that the wound bed is cleaned and made free of bacteria that cause the infection.
New Approach: Turning chronic wounds to acute wounds and their cure!
We are pleased to offer the world’s first effective method to battle infected chronic wounds within our expert network.
Simple – Fast - Safe.
Experienced physicians, specialising in wound management, are applying a desiccant gel, that rapidly disrupts the infection causing biofilm, pathogens and inflammatory proteins in the wound – thus turning chronic wounds into acute wounds. It is a unique method for a simple, non-surgical debridement, followed by cleaning and dressing. Where needed, local anaesthesia can be considered. The unique one-time-treatment is completed within a short time and can be performed in outpatient clinics, specialized wound centres or in hospitals.
Fast Treatment and Fast Results
This new debridement concept, debrides the wound bed chemically instead of surgically, by a one-time application of up to 60 seconds only!
The biofilm and the residing infection are all addressed within this one application - and the wound healing process starts. The product (gel) is applied directly to the wound bed, rinsed off, and the wound is bandaged upon the doctor's choice.
Clinical case studies revealed ground-breaking results in its ability to eliminate the infection inside a chronic wound completely. Patients, with no healing progress for 6 to 12 months, started to develop clear signs of healing. In a few very severe cases, the application had to be repeated.
Note! This unique treatment is solely offered in highly specialized wound centres!. Please request the most appropriate centre for your requirements. To initiate, please connect to our case managers by clicking here: Contact us