Wound healing in diabetes: hemorheological and microcirculatory aspects.

Abstract

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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