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Wound Healing

Comprehensive care under one roof

BLK Wound Healing Centre offers comprehensive management of acute and chronic wounds by plastic surgeons trained in advanced wound care. Our experts use a variety of advanced treatments like Skin Grafting, Flap Surgery, Wound Excision, Wound Debridement, Vacuum Assisted Closure and specialized dressing changes to address patients with chronic wounds.

Our Centre is committed to impart advance wound healing treatment by following clear, evidence-based pathways of care and providing expert wound management for patients with chronic wound history. Such specialized care will reduce expenditure, improve outcomes and provide adequate healing time to patients with complex wounds. We also undertake home care programmes for patients with an ultimate aim to achieve quick recovery and minimize suffering.


What are the types of wounds treated?

  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Post-surgical incisions
  • Radiation wounds / Soft tissue radionecrosis
  • Traumatic injuries / Crush injuries
  • Compromised skin grafts
  • Osteoradionecrosis following radiotherapy
  • Progressive necrotizing infections
  • Actinomycosis and other fungal infections
  • Chronic refractory osteomyelitis
  • Peripheral vascular diseases
  • Any other wound that hasn’t shown signs of significant improvement in 4 weeks


What are the offerings and services?

  • Skin grafting
  • Flap surgery (skin / muscle / facial flap cover)
  • Compression therapy
  • Wound debridement
  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Prescriptive growth factors
  • Edema management
  • Non-invasive vascular assessment
  • Nutritional assessment and counseling
  • Patient and caregiver counseling
  • Negative pressure therapy


What does a Wound Treatment Programme consist of?

Patients undergo a thorough clinical examination to identify wound type as well as underlying problems causing the wound. Post examination, a treatment programme is created specifically tailored to the patient’s needs.

Programme may include:

  • Laboratory studies
  • X-rays
  • Vascular studies
  • Surgical debridement to remove infected tissue and bone
  • Antibiotic therapy / Infectious disease management
  • Negative pressure-assisted wound closure
  • Application of special dressings or ointments
  • Physical therapy
  • Nutritional management
  • Pain management
  • Pressure relief
  • Diabetes management and education

Once a treatment plan is initiated, patients are advised for a regular visit to the hospital. A home care programme is also planned so that patients can properly care for their wounds (in between visits) and protect them from any further complications. Keeping appointments and following directions clearly are critical to attaining a positive healing outcome.


What to expect at the first appointment?

The first appointment consists of a customized, in-depth assessment by the wound care team followed by a review of the patient’s medical history, blood tests or additional tests if needed, and recommendations for treatment. Patients are advised to bring their medical records, insurance card, a list of all the medications they’re taking, along with a list of allergies they may have. They can expect to spend a few hours at the Centre.


Will there be a change of doctors?

Absolutely not! The Wound Healing Centre collaborates with the patient’s primary doctor on all aspects of wound care. During the course of treatment, patients continue to receive routine care from their referring physician.

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