Dr Ravi Bashyal (US) discusses the importance of effective wound management in outpatient total joint arthroplasty. After initially outlining the impact on outcomes, readmissions and costs, he highlights the factors influencing infection and complications. Dr Bashyal then presents the science behind ACTICOAT™ silver dressings and the role of PICO™ portable negative pressure wound therapy on closed surgical incisions, including the economic considerations for length of stay and dehiscence.
This video is one part of a Webinar originally broacasted on VuMedi titled 'Outpatient Total Hip in an ASC featuring POLAR3 and PICO technology' in August 2018.
>NICE medical technology guidance supports the case for adopting PICO™