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Wound Care
Department of Medical Sciences, Oral and Biotechnology, ‘‘G. D’Annunzio’’ University, Chieti, Italy;  Department of Dermatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, ‘‘Sapienza’’ University, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy;  School of Specialties in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ‘‘G. D’Annunzio’’ University, Chieti, Italy and Department of Medicine and Science of...
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Wolfgang Schaden, M.D., Richard Thiele, M.D., Christine Kölpl, M.D., Michael Pusch, M.D., Aviram Nissan, M.D., Christopher E. Attinger, M.D., F.A.C.S., Mary E. Maniscalco-Theberge, M.D., F.A.C.S., George E. Peoples, M.D., F.A.C.S., Eric A. Elster, M.D., F.A.C.S., and Alexander Stojadinovic, M.D., F.A.C.S. Nonhealing wounds are a major, functionally-limiting medical problem impairing quality of life for millions of...
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The Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan This study investigated the molecular changes of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in chronic diabetic foot ulcers. Methods: A cohort study consisted of 39 patients (44 ulcers) in the ESWT group and...
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Department of Surgery, Austrian Armed Forces Hospital-Vienna, Vienna, Austria;  AUVA Trauma Center Meidling, Vienna, Austria;  Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna; Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Center of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Department of Vascular Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria and ...
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Rainer Mittermayr, MD, Joachim Hartinger, Vlado Antonic, MS, Alexandra Meinl, PhD, Sabine Pfeifer, Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, Wolfgang Schaden, MD and Heinz Redl, PhD – To assess the time-dependent treatment effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in a standard rodent ischemic epigastric flap model. Click here to read more.
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MTS-Science – ​Acute wounds are caused exogenously by traumatic (e.g. mechanical, chemical, thermical) or iatrogenic (e.g. surgical) injury. In general, they are sharply limited and heal within short time without major complications. If there is no progress in healing after more than 4 weeks, they are referred to as chronic wounds, which arise from disturbed wound healing...
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Rani S, Ritter T – Wound healing is a complex process and often delayed in patients with underlying chronic conditions. The cost of wound care is a significant burden to the society, warranting new techniques to prompt wound healing. Several studies have reported on the beneficial effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) function in recruiting host cells,...
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Peipei Wu, Bin Zhang, HuiShi, Hui Qian, Wenrong Xu – Cutaneous regeneration is a dynamic and complex process that requires a series of coordinated interactions involving epidermal cells, dermal cells, growth factors, the extracellular matrix (ECM), nerves and blood vessels at a damaged site. Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have been reported to participate in all afore-mentioned stages. Exosomes are one of the key secretory...
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MTS-Science​  – Diabetic foot ulcers are one of the most serious complications of diabetes mellitus and are associated with high morbidity as well as mortality. They often predate amputation of the feet and / or the lower limbs and therefore have a major impact on the quality of life of the patients and their families as...
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