• Derma Sciences (Princeton, New Jersey) said that its Medihoney Dressings were the focus of a case series on 11 non-healing venous leg ulcers. These wounds had previously failed to heal while being managed with such therapeutic modalities as multi-layered compression, silver antimicrobial dressings, antibiotic therapy, and hyperbaric oxygen. Six of the wounds completely healed within four weeks, and all 11 wounds healed within six weeks. The typical duration for wound-healing studies having complete closure as the endpoint is 12 weeks. The case series, "Topical Leptospermum Honey (Medihoney) in Recalcitrant Venous Leg Wounds: A Preliminary Case Series" was published in the February issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care. The company said that the Medihoney been shown to be effective in a variety of wounds and burns.

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