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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE This phase 1 trial set out to examine the safety of a bacteriophage-based preparation for difficult-to-treat wounds… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Chronic wounds including diabetic foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, and venous leg ulcers are a worldwide health problem. It has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Current treatment modalities for chronic leg ulcers are time consuming, expensive, and only moderately successful… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
As the number of preference-based instruments grows, it becomes increasingly important to compare different preference-based… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Chronic ulceration of the lower leg is a frequent condition, with a prevalence of 3-5% in the population over 65 years of age… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract Background: Venous leg ulcer is a disease most common in those aged 65 years and older. However, the incidence and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The cause of impaired healing in chronic leg ulcers is not known. However, recent attempts to modify the healing process have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Chronic venous insufficiency affects approximately 5% and chronic leg ulcer approxi mately 1% of the adult population of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Leg ulcers affect probably 2.5 million persons in the United States, and their prevalence is likely to rise as the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The purpose of the present research was to determine if metalloproteinase levels were elevated in human chronic wound fluid… Expand
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