December 7, 2017 -Are standard debridement practices maximizing removal of bioburden?
The current gold standard for tissue management in diabetic foot ulcers is regular sharp debridement to reduce bioburden. However, a recent study by Rose Raizman, RN-EC MSc, a wound care clinician, which used bacterial fluorescence imaging with the MolecuLight i:X after initial, aggressive debridement… Read More
August 30, 2017 -Why wouldn’t you want to be 100% certain about bacterial presence?
Standard Imaging Mode™
Fluorescence Imaging Mode™
Red fluorescing bacteria (Beta-hemolytic Streptococci)
In the recent publication in the Journal of Wound Care ‘Point-of-care fluorescence imaging predicts the presence of pathogenic bacteria in wounds: a clinical study’1, the authors… Read More
August 2, 2017 -The FDA-approved skin substitute reduces inflammation and transforms chronic wounds into injuries.
Kerecis Ltd, a small company in Iceland has the only FDA-approved skin substitute derived from fish.
Fertram Sigurjonsson is the Chairman and CEO of Kerecis. His small company has spent the past nine years applying fish skin to… Read More
February 27, 2017 -Bacteria are getting tougher, but no truly novel antibiotics have made it to market in 30 years
Three of the most fearsome bacteria in the world are Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Enterobacteriaceae. This is because these bacteria have developed resistance to key antibiotic drugs since the more an antibiotic… Read More
January 16, 2017 -This case is another sign that researchers and governments need to take antibiotic resistance seriously.
Public health officials from Nevada are reporting on a case of a woman who died in Reno in September from an incurable infection caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria. Testing showed the superbug that had spread… Read More
December 23, 2016 -
Keeping up with their tradition, MolecuLight Inc. participated as a secret Santa in the Adopt-a-Senior 2016 program through LOFT Community Services. This charity provides attention to seniors who deal with loneliness and uncertainty at this special time of the year.
MolecuLight Inc. would like to wish everyone a happy and healthy… Read More
August 23, 2016 -Reviewing medical imaging in wound care
There’s no doubt that while medical imaging is standard and routine in most medical fields (e.g. cardiology, oncology, gynecology, etc.), it is far behind in the field of wound care. The recent editorial in Advances in Wound Care highlights the key points of four… Read More