Priyanka Rai

Department of General Surgery, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India


  • Research Article   
    Comparative Study of Management of Diabetic Foot by Vacuum Assisted Closure with Simple Saline Gauge Dressing
    Author(s): Rajendra Singh, Priyanka Rai, Sunil Kumar Singh and Amarjot Singh*

    Diabetic foot ulcer is a common complication of Diabetes Mellitus that has shown an increasing trend over the previous decade. The use of sub-atmospheric pressure devices, available commercially as Vacuum-assisted closure devices, is an effective way to accelerate the healing of various wounds. The present study is designed to compare the management of diabetic foot by vacuum-assisted closure with Simple dressing. A study was conducted on patients with diabetes mellitus and suffering from foot ulcers. After the surgical intervention of the wound either debridement and/or amputation, all patients were divided into 2 groups. Patients in Group A underwent vacuum-assisted closure therapy and Patients in Group B Simple dressing and hospital-provided antibiotics. The depth and size of the wound were inspected and was recorded before and every three days during the study period. The simple d.. Read More»

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