Chronic wounds don’t heal, or heal slowly, because an underlying defect impedes local blood flow to the wound site and hinders the body’s natural wound healing processes. These types of wounds may never heal, or take years to heal, causing patients severe emotional and physical stress and creating a significant financial burden on patients and the whole healthcare system.
Several factors can contribute to chronic wounds, including:
ActiGraft is the first wound care product that enables health care providers to produce—in real time—in vitro blood clots from a patient’s whole blood. This innovative solution brings the patient’s blood to the site of the chronic wound to initiate and promote the healing process.