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Clinical Study

Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy versus Standard Wound Therapy for Open Musculoskeletal Injuries

Figure 6

(a) Day 0: wound size, 146 × 61 mm. (b) Day 0: photomicrograph number 1-H and E stained section (100x) shows: thick neutrophillic exhudate on the surface and skeletal muscle bundles. (c) Day 4: wound size, 141 × 51 mm. (d) Day 4: photomicrograph number 2-H and E stained section (100x) shows: Inflammed granulation tissue with little exhudate on the surface. (e) Day 8: Wound size, 135 × 51 mm. (f) Day 8: photomicrograph number 3-H and E stained section (100x) shows: healthy granulation tissue without any exhudate. (g) Secondary closure done.
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