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New 'Advanced Wound Center' opening Wednesday in Myrtle Beach

Source: Lauren Weppler Source: Lauren Weppler

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A new center for the treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds will open at the Grand Strand Regional Medical Center Wednesday.

The Advanced Wound Center will offer care for people whose natural healing process is hampered by poor blood circulation, diabetes, or other causes, officials stated in a news release.

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic open sores as a result of diabetes, pressure ulcers, circulatory problems, post-operative wounds, traumatic injury, and burns.  The Advanced Wound Center will specialize in treating the wounds and their underlying causes, following an evidence-based clinical pathway.

"Our goal is to help individuals experience optimal quality of life," says Dana Pournaras, MD, medical director and wound care specialist. "We have multiple therapies to help patients achieve healing results in the shortest time possible."

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