About the Journal


Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Journal (NPWTJ) aims to provide a forum for the exchange of scientific discoveries. The journal covers all topics related to the use of negative pressure therapy. We welcome case reports, original studies, description of novel devices and techniques, reviews and letters to the editor as well as conference reports.


The submitted papers should be in American English language. We will publish 4 Issues a year.

Typ of publication: quarterly

Keywords: Surgery, negative pressure, negative pressure wound therapy, Traumatologic surgery, Dermatology, Wound threrapy, Chronic wounds, skin transplant, abdominal surgery,


Manuscript Submission to our journal is free of charge. No article processing charges apply. Authors retain their authorship rights after publishing. The paper are published according to the creative commons CC-BY license.


This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The NPWT Journal does not charge the authors any Article Processing Charges. There are no fees for the acceptance, submission or publishing of the articles. Authors may read the published articles immediately (without an embargo) free of charge.  



The NPWTJ uses the PKP Open Journal System for the managing of the submission editorial and publishing process.

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  • Cookie information, to manage session history. Cookies are required to maintain a login session in PKP applications.
  • Optionally, detailed usage log data, including: IP address; pages visited; date visited; and browser information, in application log files, as part of the Usage Statistics plugin. An anonymization option is available to privatize this information.
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Other data may be tracked, either on the server or via third parties:

  • Script loads from CDN servers;
  • IP address information (including date, browser, etc.) in web server logs (separate from application log files as part of the Usage Statistics plugin)



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