Diabetic Foot Ulcer
The patient’s care doesn’t always end with a closed wound, especially when it comes to offloading and total contact casts. As the adage goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” But what happens to diabetic foot ulcers (DFU…
What percentage of people with diabetes will develop diabetic foot ulcers?
A. 5% - 10%
B. 10% - 15%
C. 15% - 25%
D. 25% - 30%
Effective offloading of lower extremity ulcers can mitigate one of the direst consequences of diabetes. These authors take a look at the future of offloading using an…
Human-derived Acellular Dermal Matrix Grafts for Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
This meta-analysis compares human-derived acellular dermal matrices (H-ADMs) with standard of care (SOC) to evaluate the number of healed ulcers at 12 and 16 weeks and…
This article presents a case series supporting the use of RTM for early identification of DFUs.
Use of Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose (ORC)/Collagen/Silver-ORC Dressings Alone or Subsequent to Advanced Wound Therapies in Complex Wounds
This article examines the use of ORC/collagen/silver-ORC dressings alone or subsequent to advanced wound therapies in a retrospective cohort of 24 patients.