The Effectiveness of Achilles Lengthening Plus Intralesional Human Recombinant Epidermal Growth Factor to Prevent Recidivism of Neuropathic Diabetic Forefoot Ulceration

  title={The Effectiveness of Achilles Lengthening Plus Intralesional Human Recombinant Epidermal Growth Factor to Prevent Recidivism of Neuropathic Diabetic Forefoot Ulceration},
  author={Aristides I Garcia Herrera and Ridel Febles Sanabria and Miriam Moliner Cartaya},
  journal={Clinical research on foot \& ankle},
Objective: To assess the effectiveness and safety of the combination of z-plasty lengthening of Achilles tendon.Study Design: Sixty-two neuropathic forefoot ulceration in fifty-four diabetic subjects were included on this prospective, Open, Uncontrolled, Non Randomized, Observational study. The eligibility criteria included normal physical activity with no antecedent of minor amputation, and an ankle dorsiflexion range of motion (DF-ROM) minor of 15 degrees measures with goniometer. Eligible… 

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