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Natrox® — Let the topical oxygen flow for healing complex wounds

Edward C Choke, Harikrishna KR Nair, John CC Wang, Tjun Y Tang, Tze Tec Chong
17 September 2018

The presence of a wound increases the body’s requirement for oxygen by 20% for a patient with a clean wound and by 50% for an infected wound (Dernling, 2009). Oxygen is critical to many of the processes required in wound healing including the production of energy to fuel cell function and metabolism, angiogenesis, collagen synthesis and cross-linking, epithelization and resistance to infection (Castilla et al, 2012). 

 

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