Smarttrak Interview: Dr. David Armstrong on Fat Grafting for Reducing Diabetic Foot Ulcer  Recurrence

Posted by Susan Paquette on 9/14/17 9:00 AM

Reducing the recurrence of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) or increasing ulcer free days is critical for patients with diabetes, as recurrence rates are 40% at one year, 66% at three years, and 75% at five years. At the DF Con meeting in Houston in March, BioMedGPS interviewed David G. Armstrong, DMP, MD, PhD, regarding his research on the use of fat grafting as a means to reduce recurrence of DFUs. Today, fat grafting is being rapidly adopted in plastic and reconstructive surgery, but is now being explored for care of the diabetic foot.

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Topics: Advanced Wound Care-Wound Biologics

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