SAN DIEGO--Early wound closure prior to hospital discharge after surgical debridement of infected diabetic foot ulcers
yields higher ulcer healing rates and a shorter time to healing, compared with various nonclosure wound management methods, according to a propensity-matched study.
The pathophysiology of diabetic foot ulcers
is a vicious circle of immunopathy, neuropathy, and angiopathy.
Incidence of Diabetic Foot Ulcer
and Lower Extremity Amputation Among Medicare Beneficiaries 2006 to 2008: Data Points #2.
The diabetic foot ulcer
is one of the common chronic complications of diabetes mellitus causing non-traumatic amputations leading to morbidity and mortality2.
Two caveats: Advanced therapy is appropriate only for healable diabetic foot ulcers
, meaning those in patients with adequate peripheral circulation as defined by measurements of transcutaneous oxygen pressure, toe pressure brachial index, and Doppler studies.
There was a strong relationship between the serum magnesium levels and the incidence of diabetic foot ulcers
Among them there was significant correlation between history of diabetic foot ulcer
with HbA1c (OR=1.
The authors conclude that the study provides preliminary evidence that DSC127, the clinical formulation of NorLeu3-A(1-7), is safe and effective in accelerating the healing of diabetic foot ulcers
Cashman, President and CEO of SANUWAVE, said, "As previously reported, we believe that an IDE Supplement is the most appropriate course of action to support our PMA for dermaPACE in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers
This prospective, open-label, randomized study included patients with chronic, non-healing diabetic foot ulcers
of at least three months duration that were predominately grade III and IV on the Wagner Ulcer Classification Scale where infection, localized pus, bone inflammation and even gangrene were present.
Initial Results Clearly Demonstrate the Ability of dermaPACE to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers
A prospective study of risk factors for diabetic foot ulcer
Melanoma can sometimes manifest as a diabetic foot ulcer
This will include a better understanding of the natural course of diabetic foot ulcer
and infection, and a recognition that some Mild DFI patients may not need antibacterial treatment.
Fungal infection between toes, at sole and toe nail significantly increased in patients with diabetic foot ulcer
compared to patients without diabetic foot ulcer