The management of neuropathic ulcers of the foot in diabetes by shock wave therapy

@article{Moretti2009TheMO,
  title={The management of neuropathic ulcers of the foot in diabetes by shock wave therapy},
  author={Biagio Moretti and Angela Notarnicola and Giulio Maggio and Lorenzo Moretti and Michele Pascone and Silvio S T Tafuri and Vittorio Patella},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={54 - 54}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes is becoming one of the most common chronic diseases, and ulcers are its most serious complication. Beginning with neuropathy, the subsequent foot wounds frequently lead to lower extremity amputation, even in the absence of critical limb ischemia. In recent years, some researchers have studied external shock wave therapy (ESWT) as a new approach to soft tissue wound healing. The rationale of this study was to evaluate if ESWT is effective in the management of neuropathic… CONTINUE READING
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