The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds

Innovation, Translation, and Cooperation

December 16, 2014

The 9th Wound Healing and Tissue Repair and Regeneration Annual Meeting of Chinese Tissue Repair Society was hold in Wuhan, China. This meeting was focused on the innovation, translation application, and cooperation in wound care both in China and other countries.

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The Long and Winding Road of Foot Disease in Patients With Diabetes

November 10, 2014

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The Role of Surgical Off-loading to Prevent Recurrent Ulcerations

November 10, 2014

Foot ulcerations in patients with diabetes are common. Most ulcers heal with conservative treatment, but recurrence is common. The pathway of ulcer development includes neuropathy, deformity, and trauma.

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IJLEW Thanks Its Reviewers 2014

November 10, 2014

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What Can I Do With a Patient With Diabetes and Critically Impaired Limb Perfusion Who Cannot Be Revascularized?

October 17, 2014

A patient with limb-threatening diabetic foot syndrome in whom relevant peripheral arterial occlusive disease is proven should receive arterial revascularization as soon as possible to avoid major amputation.

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Lipedema: A Review of the Literature

October 17, 2014

Lipedema is a disorder of adipose tissue that primarily affects females and is often misdiagnosed as obesity or lymphedema. Relatively few studies have defined the precise pathogenesis, epidemiology, and management strategies for this disorder, yet the need to successfully identify this disorder as a unique entity has important implications for proper treatment.

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