Corpus ID: 6421263

Improving Chronic Wound Healing

  title={Improving Chronic Wound Healing},
  author={J. Richards and D. Rubin and Xiaotian Shi and Wesley Yiin},
Wounds, especially chronic wounds, remain an agonizing dilemma in every country of the world, costing America alone more than $20 billion annually to treat. Diabetics are in even higher risk of suffering a chronic wound than non-diabetics, and have a 15% higher chance of amputation [1]. Therefore, cheaper and more effective treatments for wounds are continuously being sought after, but there is still plenty of room for improvement. Our goal was to improve on already-existent technologies to… Expand

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