Chronic wounds represent a major challenge for modern health care systems.
Patients suffer from pain and immobility, which dramatically reduces their quality of life.
Chronic wounds persist for months or even years with a very slow healing progress.
1% of population suffers from venous ulcers, arterial ulcers or mixed ulcers.
18% of patients acquire pressure ulcers from inpatient hospitalization > 8 days.
25% of diabetic patients acquire diabetic foot ulcers during their life span.
4% of patients acquire surgical side infections after abdominal, visceral or thorax operations.