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The purpose of this study is to assess the mechanism of action of the Unite Biomatrix and compare its performance with the standard of care, saline moistened gauze, for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Unite Biomatrix, Saline and Gauze
University of California - San Diego
Synovis Surgical Innovations
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:38-0400
The purpose of this study is to assess the mechanism of action of the Unite Biomatrix and compare its performance with the standard of care, compression therapy alone for the treatment of ...
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Foot ulcers affect 15% of patients with diabetes, resulting in a great health burden. The occurrence and development of diabetic foot ulcers is associated with neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease,...
Diabetic foot ulcers are serious and challenging wounds associated with high risk of infection and lower-limb amputation. Ulcers are deemed neuroischaemic if peripheral neuropathy and peripheral arter...
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been proposed as an adjunct for the treatment of foot ulcers in patients with diabetes, as well as a treatment for chronic and acute wounds. This study examined the appl...
Mechanical stress is important in causing and healing plantar diabetic foot ulcers, but almost always studied as peak pressure only. Measuring cumulative plantar tissue stress combines plantar pressur...
Despite major treatment advances, diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) remain a frequent and debilitating complication of diabetes mellitus and a major cause of significant morbidity and mortality.
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.
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.
Distortion or disfigurement of the foot, or a part of the foot, acquired through disease or injury after birth.
A genus of HALOBACTERIACEAE distinguished from other genera in the family by the presence of specific derivatives of TGD-2 polar lipids. Haloarcula are found in neutral saline environments such as salt lakes, marine salterns, and saline soils.
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