Thousands of diabetic foot ulcer patients could benefit from topical oxygen therapy with updated treatment pathway

Last updated: 07-06-2019

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Thousands of diabetic foot ulcer patients could benefit from topical oxygen therapy with updated treatment pathway

Thousands of diabetic foot ulcer patients could benefit from topical oxygen therapy with updated treatment pathway
20th June 2019
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A new Expert Panel Report, published in The Diabetic Foot Journal, recommends a new treatment algorithm for topical oxygen therapy in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFU). The new treatment algorithm recommends that topical oxygen therapy is considered as an adjunct to standard of care after four weeks if the wound area has not reduced by 40%. In addition, it recommends that early initiation (


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