A Guide To Emerging Advances In Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing

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Hyperspectral imaging, as shown above, has emerged as a new tool to aid in the diagnosis of microvascular disease and may help predict wound healing.
Here one can see an instant total contact cast (iTCC), which consists of a removable cast walker (RCW) rendered irremovable by wrapping it with cohesive bandage or fiberglass.
Dr. Rogers is the Director of the Amputation Prevention Center at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed a fellowship in diabetic limb preservation and research at the Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR) in Chicago,
Dr. Steinberg is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.
By Lee C. Rogers, DPM

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