Phases of surgical treatment. Patient presenting with a dehiscent abdominal wound colonized by Acinetobacter baumannii after kidney transplant (a). Serial wound debridements (b, c). Negative pressure dressing (V.A.C. GranuFoam Silver®) positioned (d). Clinically satisfactory appearance, with healthy granulating tissue despite still positive microbiological cultures (e). Primary closure, 2 days post-operatively (f), and 2 weeks post-operatively (g).