Share this article

Traditional and single use NPWT: when to use and how to decide on the appropriate use? Recommendations of an expert panel

Alexandre Karsenti, Balazs Banky, Dominik Walczak, Jaroslav Sekác, Joan Sancho, Tomasz Banasiewicz
22 September 2019

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a concept that has been around for over 20 years. There is now more choice, potential and possibilities for the use of the NPWT for different indications. An international group of specialist surgeons with a high level of experience of NPWT in various wound types convened to discuss the use of NPWT today. The group used their own experiences and current literature to discuss the appropriate use of traditional and single use NPWT and when and how to use traditional and single use NPWT in complement with each other and other therapies.

Free for all healthcare professionals

Sign up to the Wounds Group journals

By clicking ‘Subscribe’, you are agreeing that the Wounds Group are able to email you periodic newsletters. You may unsubscribe from these at any time. Your info is safe with us and we will never sell or trade your details. For information please review our privacy policy.

Are you a healthcare professional? This website is for healthcare professionals only. To continue, please confirm that you are a healthcare professional below.

We use cookies responsibly to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. Read about how we use cookies.

I am not a healthcare professional.