Targeted amino acid supplementation in diabetic foot wounds: pilot data and a review of the literature.


BACKGROUND Diabetic foot wounds are a highly morbid and costly complication of diabetes mellitus. Targeted amino acid supplementation, by increasing tissue hydroxyproline concentrations, has been implicated in improved wound outcomes in surgical incisions and chronic wounds, and after radiation injury. A major component of collagen, hydroxyproline is a… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/sur.2013.158


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