Topic: Current Concepts in Wound Healing

A special issue of Plastic and Aesthetic Research

ISSN 2349-6150 (Online), ISSN 2347-9264 (Print)

Submission deadline: 2 May 2015

Guest Editor(s)

  • Dr. Pramod Kumar
    Department of Plastic Surgery, King Fahad Central Hospital, Jazan 82666, Saudi Arabia.


Special Issue Introduction

Present issue focuses on conceptual pragmatism in wound healing to bring changes in our understanding of the wound-healing process in common clinical practice, both diagnostically and therapeutically. The topics selected for this issue are about basic understanding of wound healing and new simple economic effective therapeutic method of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy within reach of poorest poor patients suffering from a variety of wounds. This issue includes the assessment of the composition of a general wound, in terms of all identifiable categories of tissue and pigmentation in an attempt to improve accuracy in assessing and monitoring wound health. Multi drug resistant (MDR) bacteria are a major problem in management of large wounds. An insight in new method of treatment of MDR infection by least harmful NPWT method has also been included. Also, less commonly discussed topic like “the effect the pH on the surface of chronic wounds healing” has been included.


Wound healing, wound surface pH, limited access dressing, NPWT, wound color-image processing, histological state of wound healing, angiogenesis, physiology of wound healing

Submission Deadline

2 May 2015

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