MPPT treatment of wounds and pressure ulcers in spinal cord injured patients

New data indicate that the global annual prevalence of pressure ulcers in SCI-persons is 32.4% (Shiferaw et al. 2020). When a pressure ulcer is severe and not treated aggressively it can lead to further disability (e.g., reduced mobility, dependence, surgical intervention, amputation, fatal infection; Krause 1998). It has…

What is the difference between a wound and an ulcer?

A wound is caused by an external force whereas an ulcer is caused by an internal problem. That was the short answer. The more extended explanation is the following: In an ulcer, the primary tissue breakdown is internal, i.e. the lesion is caused by an underlying disease or…

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