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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


Application of Radiofrequency (RF) in Debridement and Wound Bed Preparation (WBP)


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Author Details: Bibilash Babu Suseela, Chittoria Ravi Kumar, Pandey Sandhya, Senthil Kumaran, Friji MT, Mohapatra De

Volume : 2

Issue :

Online ISSN : 2395-1362

Print ISSN : 2395-1354

Article First Page : 35

Article End Page : 41


Abstract

Wound Bed Preparation (WBP) without debridement is not possible. Debridement has to be radical but without harming the normal tissue. Another important aspect is simultaneous stimulation of wound bed for Plastic Surgeon to cover with wound with skin graft/flap. These requirements are met with radiofrequency debridement. This article highlights the application of radiofrequency debridement not only in debriding the necrotic tissue but also its role in stimulating the wound bed for wound bed preparation. 

Key words: Radiofrequency, Debridement, Wound bed preparation (WBP)