Adv Skin Wound Care 2021 May;34(5):1-6
At the Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Republic of Korea, Hyung Min Hahn, MD, is Assistant Professor; Dong Hwan Lee, MD, is a Resident; Il Jae Lee, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Acknowledgments: The authors thank Editage (www.editage.co.kr) for English language editing. This research was supported by a Korea Health Industry Development Institute grant to Ajou University Medical Center. The authors have disclosed no other financial relationships related to this article. Submitted May 28, 2020; accepted in revised form September 3, 2020.
Objective: To examine and report clinical outcomes of a ready-to-use micronized dermal matrix for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) and compare it to treatment with conventional negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) only.
Methods: The researchers randomly allocated 30 DFUs Wagner grade 2 or higher from 30 adult patients into two groups. The control group (n = 15) was treated with conventional NPWT, and the experimental group (n = 15) was treated with micronized dermal matrix and NPWT. Read More