Author(s): Chase Tobin, BS; and James R. Sanger, MDIssue: Volume 26 - Issue 9 - September 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(9):248-254.Key words: Marjolin’s ulcerburn scarssquamous cell carcinomachronic wound malignancies Abstract: Background. A Marjolin’s ulcer describes malignant degeneration in any chronic wound. The majority of cas […]
Author(s): Jiaping Zhang, MD, PhD; Mingrong Wang, MD, PhD; Yuesheng Huang, MD, PhD; Yizhi Peng, MD, PhDIssue: Volume 23 - Issue 1 - January 2011 Login toDownload PDF versionDr. Zhang, Dr. Huang, and Dr. Peng are from the Institute of Burn Research and Dr. Wang is from the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical Univer […]
Author(s): Alexander B. Craig, DPM; Michael B. Strauss, MD; Avron Daniller, MD; Stuart S. Miller, MDIssue: Volume 26 - Issue 8 - August 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(8):221-231.Key words: sensory neuropathydiabetic foot ulcerSemmes-Weinstein monofilamentwound debridement Abstract: Introduction. Sensory testing of patients with diab […]
Author(s): Javier Ramos-Torrecillas, PhD; Elvira De Luna-Bertos, PhD; Olga García-Martínez, PhD; Concepción Ruiz, PhD Issue: Volume 26 - Issue 7 - July 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(7):207-213.Key words: tissue regenerationgrowth factorsplatelet-rich plasmawound healing Abstract: Introduction. Many elements are involved in the rege […]
Author(s): Dominic Upton, PhD, FBPsS; and Abbye Andrews, BSc, MBPsSIssue: Volume 26 - Issue 3 - March 2014 Login toDownload PDF versionIndex: WOUNDS. 2014;26(3):77-82.Key words: burn woundstresspainitchingpruritusAbstract: Burn wounds can be particularly painful and stressful for patients, particularly during dressing change and other aspects of wound care. […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Eric Feit, DPM, Alona Kashanian, DPM, and Jonah FeitA 12-year-old boy presented to the office with a chief complaint of severe right ankle pain. The soccer player first noticed the pain after a game three weeks prior to his office visit. He says he may have taken a “bad step” on the grass while run […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): John H. McCord, DPMThere are two really bad places to seek financial advice. Church is probably the worst and the doctor’s lounge in a hospital is practically as bad. Section: Forum
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor An emerging implant features a number of effective components to facilitate easier hammertoe fixation. Section: Technology In Practice
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Brayton Campbell, DPM, and Bob Baravarian, DPM Lateral ankle sprain is a common injury associated with recreational and competitive sports. An estimated 2 million ankle sprains occur in the United States each year.1 Ankle injuries account for 10 to 30 percent of all athletic injuries and 40 to 56 p […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Clinical Editor: Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS Bioengineered alternative tissues (BATs) can be valuable advanced treatments for wounds that are not healing. These expert panelists share their clinical experience with using BATs, appropriate timing for considering BATs and what wounds they most commonly use […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Noman A. Siddiqui, DPM, AACFAS, and Guido LaPorta, DPM, FACFAS Hallux valgus is a common first ray deformity that can affect the stability of the forefoot. Those with the deformity have complaints of pain, difficulty with ambulation and cosmetic concerns. When conservative measures fail to provide […]
Issue Number: Volume 27 - Issue 9 - September 2014Author(s): Perry Mayer, MB, BCh, CCFP Treating the diabetic foot is relatively straightforward. We need to ensure that blood flow is adequate, eradicate infection, eliminate pressure from the wound site and regularly remove the dead and devitalized tissue from the affected area. If we do all those things, the […]
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