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negative pressure

[′neg·əd·iv ′presh·ər]
(physics)
A way of expressing vacuum; a pressure less than atmospheric or the standard 760 mmHg (101,325 pascals).

negative pressure

A pressure less than atmospheric.
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Major players operating in the global negative pressure wound therapy market and included in this report are ArjoHuntleigh International AB, ConvaTec, Inc.
One way to resolve the negative pressure issue is to raise the plant static pressure.
Progressive withdrawal is allowed freely by the mechanism but once withdrawn to the desired negative volume, it is held at this negative pressure by the ratchet mechanism.
Furthermore, it reduces wound surface area by the traction force of negative pressure, which increases mitosis of tissue around the wound11,12.
It seems that employing dressings with suction or negative pressure has a positive effect on treating open fractures and reducing complications.
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy - APAC Analysis and Market Forecasts
Negative pressure can promote this tissue growth and lead to chronic nonhealing.
2013 company shares and distribution shares data for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy market.
The report also provides company shares and distribution shares data for the overall Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) market in each of the aforementioned countries.
In 1997, Morykwas and Argenta concluded in a study, that TNPT both enhanced granulation tissue formation whilst at the same time helped bacterial clearance, through the actions of negative pressure (Morykwas et al 1997, Argenta & Morykwas 1997, 2005).
The extriCARE 2400 is a pump and bandage combination that creates negative pressure, or suction, over the wound.
Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT), involves covering the wounds with an airtight film and applying an adjustable negative pressure using an electronically controlled pump.

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