Vacuum-assisted closure versus conventional dressings in the management of diabetic foot ulcers: a prospective case-control study

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Lone, Ali M.; Zaroo, Mohd I.; Laway, Bashir A.; Pala, Nazir A.; Bashir, Sheikh A.; Rasool, Altaf;
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Diabetic Foot & Ankle, volume 5 (issn: 2000-625X, eissn: 2000-625X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3982118, doi: 10.3402/dfa.v5.23345
  • Subject: RB1-214 | Clinical Research Article | Pathology | wound closure | infections | RD1-811 | vacuum-assisted closure | diabetic foot ulcer | Diabetic foot ulcer, Infections, Conventional dressings, VAC Wound closure, | conventional dressings | Surgery

Objective: To compare the effectiveness of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) versus conventional dressings in the healing of diabetic foot ulcerations (DFUs) in terms of healing rate (time to prepare the wound for closure either spontaneously or by surgery), safety, and pat... View more
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