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Treating hard-to-heal ulcers: biocellulose with nanosilver compared with silver sulfadiazine

To evaluate the efficacy of biocellulose with blue nanosilver, compared with silver sulfadiazine cream in the treatment of hard-to-heal diabetic ulcers..

Topical oxygen treatment relieves pain from hard-to-heal leg ulcers and improves healing: a case report

A 74-year-old male patient with insulin-treated type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years, and with a previous history of foot ulceration, was referred to the Karolinska University Hospital dermatology...

A dual pressure indicator, two-layer compression system for treatment of venous leg ulcers: a review

The two-layer bandage with pressure indicators (UrgoKTwo Compression Bandage with PresSure System, Urgo Medical, France) (2LB+I) comprises two dynamic layers: the short-stretch layer combines viscose...

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...

Clinical and cost efficacy of advanced wound care matrices in the treatment of venous leg ulcers: a systematic review

We sought to analyse products that have been identified in the literature as advanced matrices in the treatment of VLUs. These products were determined to be: advanced matrix (AM) (Talymed, Marine...

A guillotine amputation at the ankle level—how to quickly remove a septic foot: a case report

A 62-year-old female patient with poorly controlled diabetes and hypertension presented to a local medical centre's emergency department for evaluation of her right foot. One month before, while...

Surgical reconstruction of pilonidal sinus disease with concomitant extracellular matrix graft placement: a case series

A total of six patients were included in this case series (Table 1). The median age of patients was 25 years old. All patients had previously undergone I&D procedures and four patients had previously...

Extracellular matrix graft for reconstruction over exposed structures: a pilot case series

The retrospective case series was conducted in accordance with institutional guidelines conforming to the Declaration of Helsinki and informed written consent was obtained from patients. All patient...

Topical oxygen therapy in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: a multicentre, open, randomised controlled clinical trial

This was a multicentre, open-label, randomised clinical trial conducted in 19 outpatient centres, geographically spread across the US. The primary objective of the study was to investigate the healing...

The impact of continuous electrical microcurrent on acute and hard-to-heal wounds: a systematic review

Silver dressings and ointments have been used for many years because they have strong antimicrobial activity2,16 and silver ions are broadly toxic to viruses, fungi, yeasts and bacteria.16 However,...

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