Innovation comes to wound products and therapies

Feb 09, 2004, 5:00am

The competition among dermal substitute manufacturers to meet the needsof a burgeoning population of chronic wound sufferers has resulted in agrowth market of continually improving products, according to Eliot N. Mostow,M.D., an Akron, Ohio, dermatologist and wound care specialist. The escalationof diabetes and diabetes-related wounds, along with an aging population,are just two factors influencing this trend, he said.