Insights On Testing And Treatment Of Ischemic Wounds

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Here is a close-up view of an ischemic foot with necrotic ulcerations.
Here is a stable, non-infected ischemic ulcer with toe pressures of 25 mmHg. Dr. Karlock notes than an absolute toe pressure of less than 30 mmHg is not conducive for healing.
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Author(s): 
Clinical Editor: Lawrence Karlock, DPM

Dr. Beylin is a staff physician at the Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Fla., and is an attending physician at the hospital’s Wound Healing Center. He is board-qualified in foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.
Dr. Stillman is the Medical Director of the Wound Healing Center and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Fla. He has published over 100 research papers and textbook chapters, and has authored or edited a half-dozen surgical textbooks.

Dr. Karlock (pictured) is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and practices in Austintown, Ohio. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for WOUNDS, a Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice.

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