Vacuum-assisted closure versus conventional dressings in the management of diabetic foot ulcers: a prospective case–control study

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OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) versus conventional dressings in the healing of diabetic foot ulcerations (DFUs) in terms of healing rate (time to prepare the wound for closure either spontaneously or by surgery), safety, and patient satisfaction. METHODS Randomized case-control study enrolling 56 patients, divided… (More)
DOI: 10.3402/dfa.v5.23345

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