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Foot Ulcer Summary

Description: Lesion on the surface of the skin of the foot, usually accompanied by inflammation. The lesion may become infected or necrotic and is frequently associated with diabetes or leprosy.

Also Known As: Foot Ulcers; Plantar Ulcers; Ulcer, Foot; Ulcer, Plantar; Ulcers, Foot Show All >>

Networked: 671 relevant articles (43 outcomes, 96 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Foot Ulcer

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. platelet-derived growth factor BB (becaplermin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 2
  2. Oxygen : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 21 results : IBA
  3. Insulin (Novolin) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 30 results : FDA 2
  4. alginic acid (sodium alginate) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  5. fiberglass (glass fibers) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  6. Platelet-Derived Growth Factor : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  7. diazonaphthalenedisulfonic acid (NDS) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  8. NAD (NADH) : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  9. Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Ozone : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Foot Ulcer

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
  2. Diabetes Mellitus
  3. Infection
  4. Foot Ulcer
  5. Osteomyelitis
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Key Therapies for Foot Ulcer

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  1. Amputation : 9 outcomes 19 studies in 304 results
  2. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 7 results
  3. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results
  4. Tenotomy : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
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