Dehiscence of laparotomy after hysterectomy – wound management

Authors: D. Karasová 1;  M. Haško 2;  K. Žiaková 1;  P. Žúbor 2;  A. Mikolajčík 3
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav ošetrovateľstva JLF UK, Martin, Slovensko, vedúca pracoviska doc. Mgr. K. Žiaková, PhD., mim. prof. 1;  Gynekologicko-pôrodnícka klinika, JLF UK a UNM, Martin, Slovensko, prednosta prof. MUDr. J. Danko, CSc. 2;  Chirurgická klinika JLF UK a UNM, Martin, Slovensko, prednosta doc. MUDr. D. Mištuna, PhD., mim. prof. 3
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2012, 77, č. 6 s. 486-491


Authors of the paper present prospective case report about nursing process and healing of extensive dehiscence of middle lower laparotomy wound in patient after surgical procedure for endometrial carcinoma. The aim of the paper is to describe, analyse and evaluate the process of complicated postoperative wound healing using negative pressure and moist therapy. They emphasize importance of cooperation between particular departments in complicated postoperative wound therapy management. They point out using new and easily available techniques and methods, risk factors elimination and maintenance of the factors that have a positive influence on wound healing.

Key words:
postoperative wound dehiscence, negative pressure wound therapy, moist therapy, case report.


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