Key Insights On Advanced Wound Care Treatments

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Author(s): 
Kazu Suzuki, DPM, CWS

Dr. Lavery is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.
Dr. Travis is on the teaching staff at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and is involved in the Wound Care Program at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital in La Palma, Calif. He is in private practice in Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach, Calif.
Dr. Suzuki is the Medical Director of Tower Wound Care Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers. He is also on the medical staff of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is a Visiting Professor at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Tokyo, Japan.




References:

1. Armstrong DG, Lavery LA. Negative pressure wound therapy after partial diabetic foot amputation: a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2005 Nov 12;366(9498): 1704-10.
2. Blume PA, Walters J, Payne W, Ayala J, Lantis J. Comparison of negative pressure wound therapy using vacuum-assisted closure with advanced moist wound therapy in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care 2008 Apr;31(4):631-6.

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