Amputation predictors in diabetic foot ulcers treated with hyperbaric oxygen


Kaplan S. T. , Hemsinli D., Kaplan S. , Arslan A.

JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE, vol.26, no.7, pp.361-366, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12968/jowc.2017.26.7.361
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF WOUND CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.361-366

Abstract

Objective: Although hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has long been used for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), its effectiveness is still controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of HBOT in the management of DFUs and identify amputation predictors.