Chronic Wounds

Chronic wounds is considered as one of the challenges of health systems. By changing life style, increasing prevalence of metabolic diseases, aging and accidents, prevalence of chronic wounds have increased significantly so that could lead to some serious complications and consequences namely limp amputation,  early death in patients. Given the underlying causes in chronic wounds, treatment could be expensive and ineffective.

Yara Institute for Wound and Tissue Repair Technologies along with clinical, basic-science and engineering groups have attempted to meet medical and equipment these patients in order to solve their problem and boost their life quality as following services:

1- Providing multidisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic services for chronic wounds/ulcers, including diabetic ulcers, venous leg ulcer, arterial ulcers and pressure ulcers,  in addition having vascular laboratory, decompression surgeries, neuropathic and stem cell/cell therapy clinics

2- Providing training courses to physicians and nurses in the form of training skill courses, fellowship and internship courses at the highest national and international training standard and also holding international wound congress annually (WTRC)
Carrying fundamental and practical out researches towards accelerating  healing wounds and introducing biologic ways  including 

- Advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMP) such as:
   - Amniotic Membrane Dressing
   - Dressing containing stem cells
   - Cell products and cell therapy in treating chronic wounds
- Biological Modality such as Maggot Debridement Therapy (MDT)
- Biomaterial Wound Dressing:

   - Foam-based dressing
   - Alginate dressing
   - Carboxymethyl cellulose-based dressing