Chronic non-healing wounds are wounds that have failed to improve through a timely sequence of repair or one that proceeds through the wound healing process without restoring anatomic and functional results.
There are many etiological factors for the same
For proper wound healing, the wounds need to be clear of infections, free of necrotic tissue, adequately perfused, and moist. Meticulous local wound care with debridement and proper wound dressings will help maintain a healthy environment that will promote granulation tissue formation, tissue ingrowth, and epithelization. When a wound demonstrates healing potential as evidenced by the presence of granulation tissue and epithelization, it is ready for primary closure or coverage.