Surgical Wounds

WMCS can be used in surgical wounds to promote:

  • Haemostasis
  • Pain control
  • Improved collagen synthesis leading to improved cosmetic outcome
  • Accelerated wound healing
  • Reduced keloid scar formation
  • Improved graft recipient site healing and graft uptake

WMCS treatment to reduce post-surgery Keloid formation

Female patient with scald injury and predisposition for Keloid formation. Both thighs were donor sites for skin graft.

Post donor sites surgery, WMCS treatment of right thigh only in order to evaluate WMCS efficiency in reduction of Keloid formation.

Dr Nous Sarom

Dr Nous Sarom

M.D, F.M.F.S., Plastic Surgery Centre, Preah Ket Mealea Hospital, Phnom Penh

Comparison of donor sites post epithelization:

Right thigh treated with WMCS (one session only) following skin graft surgery.

Left thigh (no WMCS treatment) shows significant keloid development after healing.