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Diabetic foot ulcers

New antioxidant therapy for hard-to-heal neuroischaemic diabetic foot ulcers with deep exposure

The prevalence of diabetes worldwide increases every year, mainly due to an increase in the average age of the population and unhealthy lifestyles (sedentary habits, malnutrition and obesity). Among...

The influence of adequate debridement and placental-derived allografts on diabetic foot ulcers

Prospectively collected data from patients enrolled in two Institutional Review Board-approved RCTs (EFDFU003 and ECDFU001),14,22 and Medicare claims from 2015–2019 were retrospectively evaluated..

Spirituality and subjective wellbeing in patients with lower-limb ulceration

This was a prospective, descriptive, analytical, clinical study conducted from December 2011 to October 2012. The study was approved by the research ethics committee of the Sapucaí Valley University...

Fetal bovine acellular dermal matrix for the closure of diabetic foot ulcers: a prospective randomised controlled trial

This prospective multi-centre RCT demonstrated that FBADM plus SOC led to a significantly greater number of patients with DFUs achieving complete wound closure in 12 weeks compared with SOC alone. The...

Dehydrated human amnion/chorion tissue in difficult–to-heal DFUs: a case series

The case series consisted of patients over the age of 45 with DFUs that were refractory to therapy. Patient selection was based on good blood perfusion with an ankle brachial pressure index...

Wound healing outcomes in a diabetic foot ulcer outpatient clinic at an acute care hospital: a retrospective study

A retrospective chart review of patients with DFUs who attended the FTA clinic at a large, inner-city, tertiary care, academic hospital between January 2008 and January 2013 was conducted. Patients...

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