wound therapy

Surgical Drains and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Veterinary Medicine

This article (Part 1 in a two-part series) from Today’s Veterinary Practice takes a look at surgical drains used for wounds (traumatic or surgical), drains for peritoneal and pleural spaces, and drains used in negative pressure wound therapy. This first article covers indications for drain use, types, benefits & drawbacks, and common complications.


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