DOI: 10.1111/iwj.14667 ISSN: 1742-4801

Biofilm therapy for chronic wounds

Yang Liu, Shengyong Long, Hanfeng Wang, Yan Wang
  • Dermatology
  • Surgery


Chronic wounds have been a major factor of serious harm to global public health. At present, it is known that almost all chronic wounds contain biofilms, which seriously hinder the healing process. Removal of biofilms can effectively promote the healing of chronic wounds. As the study of wound biofilms deepens, many new treatment methods have emerged, thus bringing revolutionary means for the treatment of chronic wound biofilm. This review summarizes various methods for the treatment of chronic wound biofilm worldwide to provide a theoretical summary and practical basis for the selection of suitable wound biofilm treatment methods in clinical practice.

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