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Outcomes of hyaluronan therapy in diabetic foot wounds.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate outcomes of persons with neuropathic diabetic foot wounds treated with a hyaluronan-containing dressing. Data were abstracted for 36 patients with diabetes,Expand
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Outcomes of subatmospheric pressure dressing therapy on wounds of the diabetic foot.
The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate outcomes of people with large diabetic foot wounds treated with subatmospheric pressure dressing therapy immediately following surgical woundExpand
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Clinical efficacy of the first metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty as a curative procedure for hallux interphalangeal joint wounds in patients with diabetes.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of first metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty compared with standard, nonsurgical management of wounds at the plantar hallux interphalangeal joint inExpand
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Do US veterans wear appropriately sized shoes?: the Veterans Affairs shoe size selection study.
Poorly fitting footwear has frequently been cited as an etiologic factor in the pathway to diabetic foot ulceration. However, we are unaware of any reports in the medical literature specificallyExpand
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The Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AETM)
The aim of the study was to obtain a conceptually equivalent Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile-Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AETM), and to test its feasibility, reliability andExpand
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Extraction of Cadmium from Phosphoric Acid Using Resins Impregnated with Organophosphorus Extractants
In the first part of this work, Amberlite XAD-7, impregnated with Cyanex 301, is selected among several supports and organophosphorus extractants for its high affinity for cadmium in phosphoric acidExpand
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Use of a maggot motility index to evaluate survival of therapeutic larvae.
Maggot debridement therapy is rapidly increasing in popularity at major diabetic foot and wound care centers worldwide. However, we are unaware of specific guidelines on the short-term storage ofExpand
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5 Questions—and Answers— about Maggot Debridement Therapy
A: Medicinal larvae (larvae of the green blowfly Phaenicia sericata, also known as Lucilia sericata) can be placed in a properly prepared chronic wound to facilitate debridement (Figure 1). This isExpand
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