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Radio electric tissue optimization in the treatment of surgical wounds

Authors Castagna A, Fontani V, Rinaldi S, Mannu P

Published 25 August 2011 Volume 2011:4 Pages 133—137

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/CCID.S24090

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Alessandro Castagna1, Vania Fontani1, Salvatore Rinaldi1,2, Piero Mannu1
1Rinaldi Fontani Institute, 2Medical School of Occupational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

Purpose: To report preliminary results with the tissue optimization (TO) treatment with a radio electric asymmetric conveyer (REAC) in promoting the repair of surgical wounds.
Patients and methods: Two subjects, a 54-year-old male with a tear bruise on the upper third of the leg and a 19-year-old female with a stab wound to the hand, were treated with 12 REAC-TO treatment sessions.
Results: In both patients, the wounds showed shorter healing time compared with the time usually required for similar wounds, and good repair quality.
Conclusion: REAC device with its specific treatment protocols may be an alternative therapy for wound healing.

Keywords: healing time, quality of repair, tissue regeneration, tissue repair

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