Why may some ulcers need more applications of MPPT than wounds?

Diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers originate as secondary symptoms of a primary disease process that affects the entire body, i.e. diabetes and cardiovascular disease, respectively. Among the symptoms of both diseases are ulcers, and in particular diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Both types of…

How often should I change the bandage, i.e. apply MPPT?

MPPT should be applied once daily until the wound is clean, i.e. when the wound exudate is no longer cloudy and the wound is free of slough, pus, maceration and biofilm. Intervals up to 2-4 days between dressing changes have been used successfully. It may, however, prolong the…

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