A Closer Look At Acellular Dermal Matrices For Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Andrew H. Rice, DPM, FACFAS, and Mallory Przbylski, DPM

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   For further reading, see “Acellular Orthobiologics: Can They Improve Wound Healing?” in the September 2008 issue of Podiatry Today. To access the archives, visit www.podiatrytoday.com.

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