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Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

Michael J. Suah

Michael J. Suah

Tanzania

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  • Research Article
    Novel Liquid Bandage as a Topical Treatment for Post-Surgical Wound Care

    Author(s): Lance L. Swick, Debbie Mencke and Michael J. SuahLance L. Swick, Debbie Mencke and Michael J. Suah

    Purpose: A small clinical study was performed to assess the use of a novel poly (urea-urethane) liquid bandage (Nuvaderm, Chesson Labs, Durham, NC) as a post-surgical wound care treatment in patients that underwent skin cancer excision surgery. Nuvaderm is a topical medical device that has been cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Nuvaderm was evaluated for wound healing, moisture vapor permeability, microbial barrier effectiveness, and ease of use. Methods: A prospective, single-arm clinical evaluation was performed with adult subjects with skin cancer on the head or body. Excision surgery was performed to remove the cancer and the lesion was subsequently closed with sutures. Nuvaderm was applied to the surgical site and a pressure dressing was applied on top to control any bleeding. After 24 h, patients removed the.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000423

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