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Amit Gefen

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel

The influence zone: a critical performance measure for negative pressure wound therapy systems

The published work of the author and his research group, to determine the strain sensitivity threshold that triggers or promotes the collective migration of fibroblasts, revealed that 0.5% strains are...

The aetiology of medical device-related pressure ulcers and how to prevent them

The aetiology of MDRPUs is exemplified here through two common clinical scenarios—of a CPAP mask that is being used extensively in the current COVID-19 pandemic (Figure 2), and of a doughnut-shaped...

An international consensus on device-related pressure ulcers: SECURE prevention

In February 2019, an international group of medical, clinical and bioengineering experts met in London to develop the first international consensus statement on DRPUs. Following a rigorous process of...

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