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How to treat a hard-to-heal wound

Dear Doctors, In 2004 I got involved in a road traffic accident where I suffered from the right heel degloving injury. I underwent many surgeries, among which vascular grafting. Nine months ago, ...

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Every day a lot of patients attend the Wound Care Centre of the Ravenna Hyperbaric Centre to be treated. Among the various diseases, here at our Centre we also treat ...

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The origins of the Dr Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage can be traced back to around the Thirties, thanks to the brilliant insight of the Danish biologist and physiotherapist Emil Vodder. ...

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According to the latest data (2014-2017) published by the Passi surveillance system of the National Institute of Health, the Italians lead sedentary lives. These data show that 1/3 of the ...

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With the arrival of summer, there are a lot of divers that perform diving and it is important to do it in safety. Indeed, there are two very important topics to ...

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PFO, what are the risks of diving?

Good morning, in order to check if the PFO is present, I undertook an echocardiogram that gave an ambiguous result. I followed with other checks by undertaking another colour Doppler echocardiography ...

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Today we discover with Dr Longobardi what is the DEKA SmartXide2 (square) CO2 Laser that recently became part of the wounds treatments to be used at the Ravenna Hyperbaric Centre. Dr ...

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Good morning, 8 years ago I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I have always undertaken a cortisone therapy when I perceived a lot of pain. In order to sleep, I have been ...

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The wound sector is really broad and articulated. The wounds caused by little accidents at home are not to underestimate, because if neglected they can become hard to heal wounds, ...

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Good morning, Three years ago my wife underwent a surgery for a prosthesis revision after an explant and two spacers. Prior to this, she had submitted to dozens of under endoscopy ...

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