Clinical results of the application of a hemoglobin spray to promote healing of chronic wounds

Peter Arenberger, Peter Engels, Monika Arenbergerova, Spyridon Gkalpakiotis, Francisco Javier García Luna Martínez, Americo Villarreal Anaya & Laura Jimenez Fernandez
A new technological approach for supplying hypoxic chronic wounds with oxygen is a moist wound treatment with aqueous solutions containing tissue compatible oxygen binders. This facilitates diffusion of oxygen, necessary for the healing process, from the surroundings (room air through an open-porous wound padding) into the ulcerous tissue. A product that is still in development is a spray which contains hemoglobin obtained from domestic pigs. Clinical investigations (a clinical trial, treatment observations and single patient...