DHACM FPFU was associated with lower overall costs in the first year, despite higher treatment costs. This cost saving was due to lower amputation rates and lower healthcare resource utilisation (for...
In the analysed dataset, 9,738,760 patients had a confirmed diabetes diagnosis, within which the metagroup of 909,813 had a confirmed diagnosis of LEDU, spanning 1,336,415 treatment episodes (Fig 1)....
The three risk factors for amputation illustrated as three intersecting rings of dominance (adapted from Armstrong and Mills)1.
DFUs that do not heal with standard care alone can be successfully treated with skin substitutes. However, these skin substitutes can be expensive, and once their use is initiated, treatment may still...
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