CENTER FOR ADVANCED WOUND CARE AND HYPERBARIC MEDICINE

OUR SERVICES

The Center for Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Louise Regional Hospital provides expert treatment and based on the latest scientific and technological advances in wound care. An interdisciplinary team approach, consisting of medical specialists in general surgery, vascular surgery, podiatry, infectious disease, emergency medicine, wound and ostomy care certified nurses, and nutritionist/diabetic educators work together to create a unique and personalized wound care plan.


​​​​​​SPECIALIZATION

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HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY

​The Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy program has two hyperbaric chambers...

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ULCER CARE

Ulcers are common types of chronic, non-healing wounds. Patients with impaired...

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OSTOMY CARE

​​​Ostomy surgery is treatment for patients with certain gastrointestinal conditions...

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Full List of Services

The Center for Advanced Wound Care uses evidenced-based medicine and follows clinical pathway guidelines to ensure rapid and effective healing. Specific treatments include:

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Advanced Skin Substitutes
  • Skin grafting
  • Flaps
  • Debridement
  • Revascularization
  • Transcutaneous oxygen test
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Case management
  • Patient education and prevention
  • Ostomy Care

We reliably consult for all types of difficult or non-healing wounds including, but not limited to:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Pressure injuries
  • Arterial and Venous ulcers
  • Post-op wound infections
  • Traumatic injury wounds
  • Bone infections
  • Radiation wounds
  • Gangrene or tissue death
  • Complex abdominal wounds
  • Enterocutaneous fistulas
  • Extremity wounds with edema or lymphedema
  • Non-healing surgical wounds
  • Skin tears
  • Burns
  • Wounds occurring after cancer treatments
  • Surgical implant infections