secondary intention

secondary intention

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NPWT should be considered primarily with any surgical wound healing by secondary intention.
Because healing is by secondary intention, the delayed healing may facilitate new infections if sexual activity is not delayed for up to 6 weeks postoperatively.
This method produces a good cosmetic result but has been suggested to have a higher risk of recurrence when compared with healing by secondary intention, although the disadvantage of the latter is a prolonged recovery.
Metropolitan Police Detective Superintendent Keith Niven said he was convinced Martin and Howell's main aim had been to kill first - and robbery was a secondary intention.
A secondary intention throughout Love and the Idea of Europe is to examine the possibilities of the existence of intricate relationships between the individual and the collective.
Two studies of Apligraf will be presented at the EWMA conference poster session: "Improvement and Modulation of Secondary Intention Healing Using a Bilayered Living Cell-Based Treatment" and "Persistence of Cells from Bilayered Living Cell-Based Treatment: Summary of Over 15 Years of Experience.
In spite of the successes touted in studies of flap procedures, a Cochrane database study showed that excision with secondary intention has the best outcome statistically.
The patients underwent shave reduction of one or two keloids, with healing by secondary intention.
One NPWT patient and three control patients ultimately achieved healing by secondary intention.
Postoperatively, the wounds granulated and healed well by secondary intention (left open to heal by epithelization).
The pharyngocutaneous fistula subsequently healed by secondary intention with daily wound packing.
The abscess cavity and fistula were curetted and packed to allow healing by secondary intention.

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