Radio electric tissue optimization in the treatment of surgical wounds
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