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Fenestration: An Opening in the Wound Care Market

There are many local and systemic factors that affect the body’s natural, complex, wound resolution process. These factors include wound size, location, presence of infection, sustained pressure, excessive moisture, and metabolic disorders…

Applications of Placental Tissue in Dermatology: Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Use of placental tissues has been recorded for over a century, beginning in 1910 as an allograft during skin transplantation procedures.1 Today these tissues are used in a variety of applications…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Chronic Wound Treatment

This month we are talking about the dreaded, ever-present, ever-exasperating Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, pandemic…

Origins of Regenerative Medicine: The Untapped Potential of Personalized Solutions

In the words of Winston Churchill, “those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Origin stories are powerful…

Origins of Regenerative Medicine: Bringing Myths and Legends of Regeneration into Reality

From Prometheus to Frankenstein’s creature, regeneration has been a constant fascination preserved in our storytelling, culture, and scientific endeavors…

Origins of Regenerative Medicine: The Mythical and Historical Foundations

For millennia humanity has searched for the key to immortality and to uncover the tools necessary to prolong life and…

Diabetes and the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, an opportunity for healthcare communities across the country to come together and raise awareness of…

Melissa O’Connor, MS, RAC, CTBS on the Importance of Healthcare Quality in Ensuring Optimal Patient Outcomes

This week is Healthcare Quality Week. Healthcare Quality Week was established by the National Association for Healthcare Quality and is…

Vascular Disease Awareness Month

In 2016, cardiovascular disease (CVD) was the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming over 900,000 lives. All too…