Thermal burn initiates systemic inflammatory reactions producing burn toxins, oxygen radicals and finally leads to peroxidation. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a non-invasive adjuvant therapy to treat burn wounds.
The hydrofiber dressing consists of a superficial polyurethane waterproof layer and a multilayered absorbent surface containing 1.2% ionized silver. Zinc-hyaluronic acid promotes cell regeneration.
Gergo Jozsa conducted this study in which 37 children were treated conservatively with a special dressing at first intervention containing Hydrofiber dressing with silver foam and Zn-hyaluronic gel to determine their effectiveness on partial-thickness hand burns.
A burn is tissue damage that results from scalding, overexposure to the sun or other radiation, contact with flames, chemicals or electricity, or smoke inhalation.