In this video, Dr Colin Peirce shares the results of a study on using NPWT for closed Laparotomy wounds and using PICO to prophylactically reduce surgical site infections. In his closing slide, he stated that in the trail he presented, adding PICO prophylactically significantly reduced surgical site infections and reduced the length of stay post-operatively.
WCACS, Banff 2017 - World Congress of the Abdominal Compartement Society
16 June 2017
Chairman: Professor Michael Sugrue (IE)