Author(s): National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

New guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) supports the case for adopting PICO Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT) as a treatment option for closed surgical incisions in high-risk patients.

7 June 2019

The guidance, including clinical evidence1 and cost-analyses, highlights reductions in surgical site infection and seroma, compared to standard care2.

1) 31 studies, including 15 RCTs, over diverse locations and multiple surgery types
2) NICE Medical Technologies Consultation Document – PICO Negative 

 

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