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Low-Cost Vacuum Therapy Unit: Salvaging Diabetic Foot

Presentation at Bethune Round Table 2015 of the Canadian Network for International Surgery Introduction Diabetes has an incidence of 7.1%, and there are about 62 million diabetics in India (1, 2). Soon, India would become the diabetic capital of the World (2). Fifteen percent of diabetics develop foot ulcers, and… 

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Quick Case: Diabetic foot treatment with topical vacuum therapy

By: Dr. J. Gnanaraj
The patient is a 54-year-old farmer from a rural area near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. He had a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus 3 years ago, and he is taking oral hypoglycemic agents….

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