TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2015, Cilt 14, Sayı, 5     (Sayfalar: 462-469)

Physical adjuvant therapies in diabetic foot management

Şamil Aktaş 1

1 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Sualtı Hekimliği ve Hiperbarik Tıp Anabilim Dalı, Çapa, İstanbul

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2015.66
Görüntüleme: 133
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İndirme : 130

Surgery is the main treatment of diabetic foot just like many other chronic wounds. However, sometimes it is not efficient enough by itself, and has to be supported by adjuvant therapies. Some of these adjuvant therapies may act by cellular, chemical, biological, or biochemical means. In this article however, we will evaluate the adjuvant therapies such as hyperbaric oxygen therapy, negative pressure wound therapy, ozone therapy, topical oxygen therapy, electrical stimulation, laser and similar light therapies which are basically the physically effecting treatment methods. Modern wound care dressings which also work physically will not be mentioned since they are discussed in another article in this issue.

Anahtar Kelimeler : hyperbaric oxygenation; negative pressure wound therapy; ozone; topical administration, oxygen; electrical stimulation; laser therapy