Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Using Matriderm In Comparison with a Skin Graft

@inproceedings{Jeon2013TreatmentOD,
  title={Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Using Matriderm In Comparison with a Skin Graft},
  author={Hyojin Jeon and Junhyung Kim and Hyeonjung Yeo and Hoijoon Jeong and Daegu Son and Kihwan Han},
  booktitle={Archives of plastic surgery},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND For patients with neuropathy, vasculopathy, and impairment of wound healing, treatment of a diabetic foot ulcer poses many challenges. A large number of dermal analogues have been invented in an effort to overcome these challenges. Matriderm, a dermal analogue, is made from bovine collagen and elastin. This study was conducted in order to evaluate the effectiveness of Matriderm for treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, in comparison with skin grafting. METHODS Sixty patients with… CONTINUE READING
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