Category Archive: Debridement

Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

September 23, 2016

Data concerning outcomes of Canadian patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) arelimited. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the healing rates and identifythe predictors of poor outcomes following advanced wound care in patients presentingwith DFUs. Source: Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

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Local Flaps For Wounds: Rules Of Rotation And Advancement | Podiatry Today

June 7, 2016

Great piece from Dr. Ryan Fitzgerald on Wound Flaps. Enjoy! PVM   Local Flaps For Wounds: Rules Of Rotation And Advancement Friday, 05/20/16 | 228 reads  0  1  1 googleplus0 Issue Number:  Volume 29 – Issue 6 – June 2016 Author(s):  Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM, FACFAS Noting that advancement and rotation flaps offer key advantages over skin grafting, this author discusses factors and considerations in choosing a flap technique to facilitate wound closure.  Soft tissue reconstruction in the surgical management of lower extremity wounds can…

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April 18, 2016

German patients hospitalized with diabetic foot syndrome had higher amputation and mortality rates vs. patients hospitalized with peripheral artery disease, according to recent study findings. Nasser M. Malyar, MD, of the division of vascular medicine, department of cardiovascular medicine at University Hospital Muenster, Germany, and colleagues analyzed insurance data from 40,335 patients

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Can The Combination Of Serial Irrigation And Debridement With Antibiotic Beads Have An Impact For Severe DFIs? | Podiatry Today

April 7, 2016

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Health Canada Approval for MolecuLight i:X Marks Significant Clinical Advancement in Wound Care Diagnosis |

November 12, 2015

Authorization to sell the MolecuLight i:X fluorescence imaging device across Canada has been granted to MolecuLight Inc., representing a major clinical adv Source: Health Canada Approval for MolecuLight i:X Marks Significant Clinical Advancement in Wound Care Diagnosis |

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Good Vibrations: Ultrasound may help in the healing of DFU’s

October 12, 2015

Ultrasound Treatment Quickens Healing Of Skin Ulcers, Effective For Diabetics And Elderly: Study By  Vishakha Sonawane  on July 13 2015 8:21 AM EDT Share on facebook 30 Share on twitter 2 Share on linkedin 9 Share on google_plusone_share More Sharing Services 2 A new research showed that ultrasound treatment can speed up the healing process of skin ulcers. In this photo, dated April 30, 2013, a doctor gives a patient an ultrasound during a medical examinaton in Schwedt, Germany.  Getty Images/Theo Heimann  Low-intensity…

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