Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

n/a
Abstract Title:

A diabetic foot ulcer treated with hydrogel and hyperbaric oxygen therapy: a case study.

Abstract Source:

J Wound Care. 2017 Nov 2 ;26(11):692-695. PMID: 29131751

Abstract Author(s):

P Aguiar, C Amaral, A Rodrigues, A H de Souza

Article Affiliation:

P Aguiar

Abstract:

This study reports on the case of an elderly patient, with diabetes, and a bullous wound on the left big toe that led to an amputation of the first and second left toes. The amputation was because of deep injury as it was not able to heal with a conventional treatment. After completing the normal treatment and the removal of a bacterial infection in the lesion, the patient underwent a treatment that was based on a hydrogel gel (0.9% saline solution) and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). After 60 sessions of the therapy, almost complete closure of the wound was observed. There were no reports of discomfort or infection during the treatment. After seven months of treatment almost complete healing was observed with no infection. This treatment appears to be effective and should be recommended for the treatment of DFUs.

Study Type : Human: Case Report
Additional Links
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Ulcer Agents : CK(390) : AC(140)

Print Options


Key Research Topics

Sayer Ji
Founder of GreenMedInfo.com

Subscribe to our informative Newsletter & get Nature's Evidence-Based Pharmacy

Our newsletter serves 500,000 with essential news, research & healthy tips, daily.

Download Now

500+ pages of Natural Medicine Alternatives and Information.

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or preventing any type of disease or medical condition. Before beginning any type of natural, integrative or conventional treatment regimen, it is advisable to seek the advice of a licensed healthcare professional.

© Copyright 2008-2019 GreenMedInfo.com, Journal Articles copyright of original owners, MeSH copyright NLM.