New Study Underscores the Cost-Effectiveness of Using Single-Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Venous Leg Ulcers and Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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A new study in Wound Management & Prevention underscores the cost-effectiveness of using single-use negative pressure wound therapy (sNPWT), like Smith&Nephew's PICO, for venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers.

Two S&N health economists participated in the study with Dr. Robert Kirsner, which reports a $7,756 per patient cost saving, as well as other savings. It backs up a previous study by Dr. Kirsner in which clinical trial data demonstrated superior wound closure rates with PICO, compared to traditional wound therapy in lower extremity ulcers.

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