Wound healing in diabetes: hemorheological and microcirculatory aspects.


Diabetes is associated with many hemorheological alterations. The decrease of RBC deformability, increase of aggregability, vasoconstriction, increase of blood viscosity and decrease of oxygen supply have a significant effect on wound healing, such as in foot ulcers. Basically, there is endothelial dysfunction and alteration of permeability; these impair… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-7756-4_35


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