Advanced Wound Care

Hard to heal wounds that are difficult to heal is a serious and costly complication of underlying diseases such as diabetes, venous insufficiency or injuries to the skin such as pressure ulcers.

Patients suffering from these wounds often experience pain, a bad smell, decreased mobility and other problems which seriously affecting the quality of life.
The number of patients suffering from chronic, hard to heal wounds is increasing due to the demographic trends and increased incidence of underlying diseases. It has been estimated that 1 to 2 percent of the population will experience a chronic wound during their lifetime1.

The number of adults with diabetes in the world increased from 151 million in 1980 to 425 million patients in 2017 with a clear trend pointing towards further growth in the coming decades2.

The annual incidence rate of diabetic foot ulcers in the global population of persons with diabetes. has been estimated to be 6.3 percent. From 19 to 34 percent of persons with diabetes are likely to be affected by diabetic foot ulcers during their lifetime3. Furthermore, approximately 50 percent of the ulcers will become infected requiring hospitalization and it has been reported that 20 percent of the lower extremity infections will result in amputation4. Mortality rates are very high after amputation with up to 70 percent of people dying within 5 years5.


Chlorasolv is a debridement gel that is used with very good effect on leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers to gently remove devitalized tissue in a quick and easy way to promote natural wound healing.

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  1. K. Sen et al., Human Skin Wounds: A Major and Snowballing Threat to Public Health and the Economy, Wound repair and regeneration, 2009 Nov–Dec; 17(6): 763–771.
  2. International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas, 8th edn. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2017.
  3. Armstrong et al. Diabetic Foot ulcers and their recurrence. N Eng J Med June 2017
  4. Clinical Practice Recommendations on the Diabetic Foot: A guide for health care professionals. International Diabetes Federation; 2017.
  5. Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, UK; 2015.