Combining VAC Therapy With Advanced Modalities: Can It Expedite Healing?

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Combining VAC Therapy With Advanced Modalities: Can It Expedite Healing?
Combining VAC Therapy With Advanced Modalities: Can It Expedite Healing?
Combining VAC Therapy With Advanced Modalities: Can It Expedite Healing?
Combining VAC Therapy With Advanced Modalities: Can It Expedite Healing?
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By Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, MS, Hong Yoon, MS, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, MSc, PhD
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