• PICO™ 7Y in Breast Surgery - Outcomes, Efficiency & Experience.

    Dr John Murphy.

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    Dr John Murphy shares his experience of using the PICO 7Y Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT) to manage surgical site complications (SSCs) in mastectomy breast reconstruction. With an overview of potential challenges, including key risk factors, he narrates over application footage on how PICO 7Y allows simultaneous bilateral treatment from one device to help cost savings, wound outcomes and patient experience.

  • Using NPWT on Burn Wounds – Principles & Practice

    Jacky Edwards, Consultant Nurse (Burns).

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    Jacky Edwards, Consultant Nurse (Burns), discusses how negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) helps healing, scarring, and skin grafting in burn wound treatment. With an overview of the seven phases of burn wound care, she outlines how NPWT helps oedema, exudate management and maceration. Highlighting the importance of preventing of burn wound progression, she details how NPWT can reduce the need for skin grafts, or help graft success where they are required.  

  • Infection Risk and the Use of NPWT in Breast Surgery

    Prof Giorgio De Santis.

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    Prof Giorgio De Santis discusses the development and use of risk index scoring in incisional breast surgery, and how it is used to determine the application of PICO Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (sNPWT). Outlining how classification is affected by risk factors, ASA scores and surgical duration, he explains how indexes can help validate the incidence and likelihood of surgical site infection to guide treatment choice.

  • The Economic Case for PICO™ sNPWT – An Economic Review

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