Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Journal https://www.npwtj.com/index.php/npwtj <p>Diamond Open Access, peer-reviewed academic journal focused on the use of vacuum therapy.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Medigent Foundation en-US Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Journal 2392-0297 <p>&nbsp;Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:</p> <ol> <li class="show">Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/">Creative Commons Attribution License </a>that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.</li> <li class="show">Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.</li> <li class="show">Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See <a href="http://opcit.eprints.org/oacitation-biblio.html" target="_new">The Effect of Open Access</a>).</li> </ol> <p>We require authors to sign a Publication Agreement prior to publication of the manuscript in NPWTJ. The link to this form may be found below.&nbsp;<br><a title="Publication Agreement" href="http://npwtj.shinyapps.io/Form">PUBLICATION AGREEMENT FORM</a>&nbsp;<br><br></p> Negative Pressure Wound Therapy applied to a cholecystoparietal fistula: How to treat a rare complication of a common condition - a case report https://www.npwtj.com/index.php/npwtj/article/view/63 <p>A cholecystoparietal fistula is an uncommon complication of gallstone disease as a result of neglected gallbladder disease).<br>The subcutaneous abdominal wall abscess, derived from this condition, might be wide and hard to treat, especially in elderly and debilitated patients. The best management of cholecystoparietal fistula depends on its etiology and may require medical, surgical, or endoscopic treatment. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is a valuable support therapy that can improve the prognosis of the disease and the patient’s outcome.</p> <p><br>We report the case of an 89-year-old female patient affected by a spontaneous cholecystoparietal fistula with a wide abdominal wall abscess treated by a one-stage surgical approach combined with NPWT over the resulting skin loss.</p> Francesco Calabrese Francesco Palmieri Giorgio Querini Sandro Zonta Copyright (c) 2021 Francesco Calabrese, Francesco Palmieri, Giorgio Querini, Sandro Zonta http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2021-04-02 2021-04-02 8 1 4 7 10.18487/npwtj.v8i1.63