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Synonyms for ulcer

Synonyms for ulcer

a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

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Furthermore, diabetic ulcers are often associated with vascular disease and restricted peripheral blood flow (ischemia), which may render systemically acting antibiotics less effective.
Diabetic ulcers remain one of the biggest problems and challenges that we face in healthcare today, both in terms of economic expenditures and patient welfare.
Quilty continued, "Our recent launch of MedEfficiency's EZ-Cast and the investment we are making into DSC127 for diabetic ulcers speaks volumes to our commitment to help reduce the number of these amputations.
17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immunosyn Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: IMYN) announced today that the first phase of a formal "Proof of Concept Trial" for the biopharmaceutical SF-1019 has been successfully completed in Europe for treatment of Diabetic Ulcers.
Overall, 81% of the patients had a diabetic foot infection, while 19% had a diabetic ulcer infection, Dr.
Dave Chalcroft was "over the moon" at the prospect of being moved to a hospital nearer to his family in Pyle, Bridgend, after he was forced to have his leg amputated below the knee after developing a diabetic ulcer while working on the Isle of Wight.
VergenixWD is a wound healing dressing, designated to treat, using standard and accepted procedures, acute and chronic wounds, such as burns, pressure sores, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, second-degree burns, abrasions, surgical incisions, hemorrhaging wounds and others.
Morykwas, PhD, of Wake Forest University on devising a new method of treating complex, hard-to-heal wounds, such as pressure sores and diabetic ulcers.
Life Science Analytics', Diabetic Ulcers Therapy Area Pipeline Report contains detailed information on the diabetic ulcers drug pipeline.
The report published in the October 22, 2010 journal Population Health Metrics recommends that proper diet and physical activity can prevent type 2 diabetes and reduce its complications, among the most severe of which are diabetic ulcers and amputations.
Clinical trials have shown that application of this gel once a day, in addition to good ulcer care, heals more diabetic ulcers than just wound care alone plus placebo.
Chronic wounds such as diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers and venous insufficiency ulcers are a critical healthcare issue that affect approximately 20% of the hospitalized population in the U.
marketing clearance, for the management of wounds including partial and full thickness wounds, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds and certain other wounds.
Diabetic ulcers also primarily affect the lower extremities.
A limited proof of concept trial for SF-1019 in Europe has shown positive results in effectively treating diabetic ulcers.