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Board Review Wound Care

Enzymatic Debridement: the Case for Collagenase

Thomas Serena, MD

Thomas Serena, FACS, MD reviews the types of surgical and non-surgical debridement available. Dr Serena discusses the literature describing the wide range of benefits in the use of enzymatic therapy with collagenase both with and without surgery.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. List the types of debridement for wound care
  2. Describe examples of each type of debridement
  3. List the indications for the use of collagenase
  4. Report the evidence in the literature for the effectiveness of collagenase in debridement
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  • Author
  • Thomas Serena, MD

    Vice President - American College of Hyperbaric Medicine
    Founder & Medical Director, Penn North Centers For Advanced Wound Care, Erie, PA

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    Thomas Serena has disclosed to be a consultant/advisor and/or a clinical trial investigator for Arthrocare, Celleration, Circ-Med, CoDa, Cytomedix, EnzySurge, Health Point, Kaypto, Mego Aflec/Lympha Press USA, Molnlycke Health Care, MoMelan, Osnovation, PolyRemedy Inc.,RedDress, Sanofi-Aventis, Systagenics and Tissue Therapeutics