The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds

Bosentan and Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy in Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Synergistic Action or Fortuitous Coincidence?

April 17, 2014

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Genetic Alterations in Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathway and Impairment of Wound Healing in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

April 17, 2014

More: Genetic Alterations in Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathway and Impairment of Wound Healing in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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A Huge Morel-Lavallee Lesion Treated Using a Quilting Suture Method: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

April 17, 2014

The Morel-Lavallée lesion is a collection of serous fluid that develops after closed degloving injuries and after surgical procedures particularly in the pelvis and abdomen. It is a persistent seroma and is usually resistant to conservative methods of treatment such as percutaneous drainage and compression.

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Reducing major lower extremity amputations after the introduction of a team

March 31, 2014

Reducing major lower extremity amput ations: This intriguing work from our colleagues in Espana.

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A Mild Wet Winter

March 21, 2014

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We Must Work Together to Provide a Better Solution

March 21, 2014

Originally posted here: We Must Work Together to Provide a Better Solution

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Translation and Validation of the Chinese Cardiff Wound Impact Schedule

March 21, 2014

The objectives of the study were to translate the Cardiff Wound Impact Schedule (CWIS), a disease-specific quality-of-life measure, into Chinese, and to evaluate its psychometric properties. The CWIS went through the full linguistic translation process and was evaluated in patients with current diabetic foot ulcers (DFU)

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Clinical Characteristics and Medical Costs in Patients With Diabetic Amputation and Nondiabetic Patients With Nonacute Amputation in Central Urban…

March 21, 2014

The objective was to analyze the clinical characteristics, amputation level, final outcome of amputation, and medical cost between diabetic amputation and nonacute amputation in China central urban hospitals.

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Reducing Major Lower Extremity Amputations After the Introduction of a Multidisciplinary Team for the Diabetic Foot

March 21, 2014

We analyzed the incidence of lower extremity amputations (LEAs) in the 3rd Health Care Area of Madrid before and after the March 2008 introduction of a multidisciplinary team for managing diabetic foot disease.

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