Leg Ulcer

Known as: Ulcers, Leg, Ulcer, Leg, LOWER EXTREMITY ULCERATION 
Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5… (More)
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2009
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2009
OBJECTIVE This phase 1 trial set out to examine the safety of a bacteriophage-based preparation for difficult-to-treat wounds… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Venous leg ulcers are a major cause of morbidity, economic loss, and decreased quality of life in affected patients… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Venous leg ulcer is a disease most common in those aged 65 years and older. However, the incidence and prevalence have… (More)
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2000
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2000
The cause of impaired healing in chronic leg ulcers is not known. However, recent attempts to modify the healing process have… (More)
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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE To assess risk factors for erysipelas of the leg (cellulitis). DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING 7 hospital… (More)
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1997
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1997
Chronic venous insufficiency affects approximately 5% and chronic leg ulcer approximately 1% of the adult population of developed… (More)
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1996
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1996
This study investigated the bacterial profile of leg ulcers in 52 patients attending the Fremantle Hospital leg ulcer clinic. The… (More)
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1994
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1994
BACKGROUND Leg ulcers affect probably 2.5 million persons in the United States, and their prevalence is likely to rise as the… (More)
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1993
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1993
The purpose of the present research was to determine if metalloproteinase levels were elevated in human chronic wound fluid… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
In a regional Health District with a population of 198,900, 357 patients with 424 ulcerated legs were documented, an overall… (More)
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