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St. Anthony Wound Care Center

For questions or Wound Care Center referral information, call 720-321-8500.


Wound Care Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - St. Anthony HospitalThe St. Anthony Wound Care Center offers a comprehensive approach to wound management employs the latest clinical tools as well as traditional practices. Because each patient we see is unique, we have brought together a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team to design and deliver the best solution. Our physicians include specialists in vascular medicine, infectious diseases, podiatry and plastic surgery. Our care team also includes wound care professionals with expertise from dermatology, cardiovascular care, ostomy care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, as well as the care of chronic wounds. Every patient’s plan is individualized but may include:

  • Specialized wound dressings
  • Debridement, compression therapy
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Prescription growth factors
  • Bio-engineered skin grafting
  • Edema management
  • Non-invasive vascular assessment

Who Benefits from Wound Care?

Patients with a wound that has not begun to heal in two weeks or is not completely healed in six weeks can benefit from treatment at the St. Anthony Wound Care Center. Wounds we treat include:

  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Neuropathic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Ischemic ulcers
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • Vasculitis
  • Burns
  • Peristomal skin irritations
  • Other chronic, non-healing wounds

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy - St. Anthony HospitalThe St. Anthony Wound Care Center offers advanced hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) which helps the body’s oxygen-dependent, wound-healing mechanisms function more efficiently. While enclosed in a chamber at greater-than-normal atmospheric pressure, patients breathe pure oxygen, saturating their blood plasma and allowing it to carry from 15 to 20 times the normal amount of healing oxygen to the body’s tissues.

Approved indications for HBOT that are currently reimbursed by Medicare, HMOs and other insurance providers include:

  • Diabetic ulcers of the lower extremities
  • Soft-tissue radionecrosis and osteoradionecrosis
  • Chronic refractory osteomyelitis
  • Compromised skin grafts and flaps
  • Actinomycosis
  • Crush injury/acute traumatic peripheral ischemia
  • Progressive necrotizing infections (necrotizing fasciitis)
  • Acute peripheral arterial insufficiency

For Referring Physicians

We welcome the opportunity to work closely with you in the care of your patients. Upon referral, your patient will meet with our staff for a consultation. Partnering with you, our team then develops a highly individualized treatment plan. Information about your patient’s progress will be provided to you on an ongoing basis, and you are always welcome to call our team.

 

 

 

 

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