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Wound Care


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Podiatric wound care case studies utilizing various forms of medical intervention

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Wound Care

  1. 1. Wound Care Case Studies WARNING: Graphic Material Aung Foot Health Clinic 6644 E Carondelet Dr Tucson, AZ 85711 Phone 520.886.9866
  2. 2. Case Studies Utilizing Various Intervention/Treatment Methods • Initial Visit • Wound started with a small blister from a shoe rubbing • Wound sharp debrided, Regranex (growth factor) used to stimulate tissue growth, closed with bi-layered living human skin
  3. 3. Wound Closure • Wound closure achieved seven weeks after initial and on-going treatments provided in our clinic
  4. 4. Non-Healing Toe Wound • Initial visit – Vascular surgeon requested nails be trimmed, until amputation can be scheduled due to poor vascular status
  5. 5. Wound Closure Achieved • Wound could not be sharp debrided due to vascular status • Accuzyme utilized to debride necrotic tissue • Wound dressed with moist gauze with normal saline
  6. 6. Long Standing/Chronic Wound • Ulcer present for +8 months in diabtic patient • Previous outside care included “bone” debridement with the wound continuing to drain
  7. 7. Non-Healing Surgical Wound in Diabetic Patient Additional surgical debridement and a removal of non- viable tissue of the wound site, coupled with on-going post surgery care Resulted in wound healing & closure
  8. 8. Non-Healing Amputation Wound • Patient had infection of toes and partial 4th and 5th metatarsals were amputated 4 weeks earlier • Wound was not healing, referral to our clinic for advanced wound care
  9. 9. • Surgical debridement of wound performed • Immediately Followed by Application of bio- engineered human skin.
  10. 10. Wound Closure Achieved • After biologic and non-adherring dressing application, the wound was dressed with moist wound dressings for a period of three weeks until wound closure was achieved
  11. 11. Non-Healing Leg Wounds • Right calf ulcer present for +1 year • Very painful and drainage exuberant • The patient developed a second wound 4 times larger on left leg calf
  12. 12. Complete Healing Achieved After 8 Weeks Care in Our Clinic