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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-11-24T06:22:40-0500
This is a Phase II, randomized, controlled, two-center pilot study designed to assess the safety and efficacy of MEBO in the treatment of 14 subjects with VLUs. Subjects meeting entry crit...
The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MEBO in the treatment of subjects with partial thickness burns.
The primary objective of this Phase 2 study is to evaluate the efficacy of DCB-WHI ointment in wound closure as compared to vehicle control when applied topically to chronic diabetic foot ...
The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of four weeks of treatment with Santyl Ointment, compared to White Petrolatum, on the change from baseline in wound area of diabetic foot ...
This trial is designed to investigate the therapeutic benefits of using BST-DermOn for the wound repair of diabetic neuropathic foot ulcers. The objective of this study is to evaluate the...
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of foot exercises on wound healing in type 2 diabetic patients with a diabetic foot ulcer.
The number of people in the world with diabetes has nearly quadrupled in the past 40 years. Current data show that 25% of these diabetics will develop a foot ulcer in their lifetime and that the cos...
Diabetic foot ulcers are a severe complication in patients with diabetes mellitus. Vitamin D is associated with impaired β-cell function and insulin resistance, and is necessary for wound healing and...
Diabetic foot ulcers are one of the most common complications of diabetes with high morbidity and mortality. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is one of the treatment modalities that facilitates ...
To evaluate the clinical and microbiological effects of sequential wound debridement in a case series of neuroischaemic diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) using an ultrasound-assisted wound debridement (UAW)...
Common foot problems in persons with DIABETES MELLITUS, caused by any combination of factors such as DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES; PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES; and INFECTION. With the loss of sensation and poor circulation, injuries and infections often lead to severe foot ulceration, GANGRENE and AMPUTATION.
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
The minimum acceptable patient care, based on statutes, court decisions, policies, or professional guidelines.
Peripheral, autonomic, and cranial nerve disorders that are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS. These conditions usually result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves (VASA NERVORUM). Relatively common conditions which may be associated with diabetic neuropathy include third nerve palsy (see OCULOMOTOR NERVE DISEASES); MONONEUROPATHY; mononeuropathy multiplex; diabetic amyotrophy; a painful POLYNEUROPATHY; autonomic neuropathy; and thoracoabdominal neuropathy. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1325)
Devices used to support or align the foot structure, or to prevent or correct foot deformities.