Authors: Hasan Gökcer Tekin, MD, Christian Kaare Paaskesen, Med. Stud, Magnus Avnstorp, MD, Bjørn Thomas Crewe, MD and Consultant wound specialist
Definition: Natural, healthy, new connective tissue and microscopic blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process. Granulation tissue typically grows from the surface of a wound bed and fills the wound
Description: Clean. Often bulgy, beefy and red/deep pink colored lumps over the surface. No slough present.
Treatment aim: Promote granulation tissue and remove slough and excessive exudate to provide a healthy base for epithelialization.
Wound dressing (dry wounds): Hydrocolloids, tulles, silicone dressings
Wound dressing (wet wounds): Foam dressing. hydrofiber, superabsorbents, NPWT