Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Used in in the primary setting for high-risk head and neck surgery.


We demonstrate the novel use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) to eliminate dead space after head and neck surgery. This could help to avoid wound healing problems as well as the need for secondary flap transfers.

O’Malley QF, Sims JR, Sandler ML, Spitzer H, Urken ML.

American Journal of Otolaryngology 2020

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