Jipmer to treat wounds with marine resource

Doctors at JIPMER have begun using a marine resource sourced from shrimps for wound management. Marine resources are used to help patients with chronic wounds such as burns, diabetic foot ulcers, bed sores, infections, trauma and even surgery-related injury.


Jipmer Director, Dr. S Vivekanandam, said the protocol was initiated by the Department of Plastic Surgery. As a forerunner, a Continuing Medical Education (CME) was recently organised on ‘Wound Update-2018’ by the Department of Plastic Surgery to sensitise and to make aware of this technology in wound management.


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