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The Importance of “Just Right” Wound Closure

“Ahhh, this porridge is just right." It’s probably been a while since you’ve heard the fairytale, but that’s Goldilocks, after having tried one bear's porridge that was too hot, and one that was too ...

Can I Use Super Glue to Close My Wound? 10 Myths About Wound Care

Think you know all there is to know about wound care? There are many myths surrounding wound care that have probably been passed down from generation to generation. Many contain a kernel of truth, ...

What You Need To know about using Staples in Wound closure

Sutures or staples? This wasn’t really a question until just about fifty years ago. Sutures have been used since the 16th century BCE, while the idea of stapling didn’t come to fruition until early ...

Six Innovations Making a Difference in the Medical Field

Advancements in technology are shaking up the medical field. Today, these innovations are offering ways to tailor prescriptions to patients and detect problem areas; providing the ability to perform ...

7 Wound Care Complications You Should Be Aware Of

Whether you go in for a routine procedure or are brought in for emergency surgery, you expect to be good to go once you’re discharged from the hospital. Unfortunately, some wounds may refuse to heal. ...

Advanced Surgical Wound Closure in Orthopedic Surgery

There have been significant advancements in orthopedic surgery over the last few decades—and with more than 6.5 million people expected to undergo orthopedic procedures each year by 2020, ...

10 Ways to Keep Your Surgical Wound From Opening

Surgical staples, sutures, and adhesives are not perfect, and unfortunately, they can begin to gradually come apart, or in rare circumstances, split completely open. This is known as wound or ...

Orthopedic Technologies Affecting Wound Closure [Whitepaper]

An aging population has made orthopedic surgery more essential than ever before, with nearly 7 million Americans expected to undergo a procedure each year by 2020. This increasing need has resulted ...

How You Can Help Prevent Surgical Scarring

Once the short-term effects of surgery such as pain and discomfort have faded, patients may find themselves left with a long-term effect that is far less likely to fade—scarring. Today advancements ...

5 Common Orthopedic Incisions and Closure Methods

Nearly 30 million Americans will develop some type of musculoskeletal problem within the next year for issues involving the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves in their body. To ...

An Alternative to Suturing Reduces Surgical Time for OR/ER Doctors

Today’s healthcare providers are facing major challenges delivering effective care promptly and efficiently. With medical professionals stretched to the limit and more patients entering the ...

How Does BandGrip’s Micro-Anchor Technology Hold Wound Edges Closed?

The human body has amazing healing capabilities. Even after significant trauma, the immune system springs into action within minutes to staunch bleeding and protect wounds from infection. Once wounds ...