ME Newswire / Businesswire
SAN ANTONIO - Thursday, January 9th 2014
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) announced today the publication of the first International Consensus Guidelines for its Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation (NPWTi).1 The guidelines appeared in the December issue of the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
"As the body of evidence continues to grow in support of NPWTi, these clinical guidelines written by world-renowned key opinion leaders in wound care will help to further advance proper usage of V.A.C.VeraFlo™ Therapy to improve patient outcomes,” said Dr. Ron Silverman, Chief Medical Officer, KCI.
The international consensus panel, convened by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (through an unrestricted educational grant from KCI), provides the first authoritative guidance on the appropriate use of NPWTi. The guidelines include nine major consensus statements that provide clinical guidance in the following areas:
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