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Venous stasis ulcers, which occur from the ankle to the shin, are another common wound treated by SNFs, according to Miller.
A honey-based wound dressing that "provides a moist environment conducive to wound healing," indicated for moderate to heavily exuding wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, leg ulcers (venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers, and leg ulcers of mixed etiology), pressure ulcers/sores, and first- and second-degree partial thickness burns, in addition to donor sites as well as traumatic and surgical wounds, according to the Food and Drug Administration's clearance of the product.
Astero[R] is indicated for painful wounds such as stage I-IV pressure ulcers, Venous stasis ulcers, ulcerations caused by mixed vascular etiologies, Diabetic skin ulcers, first and second degree burns, post-surgical incisions, cuts and abrasions.
I have had great success treating venous stasis ulcers with the Unna boot.
While CVBT is presently focused on seeking accelerated approval of CVBT-141B for diabetic wounds, it is also planning to expand the use of this drug candidate to other wound healing indications including venous stasis ulcers, surgical wounds, and burns, Montano continued.
A/ THE MAINSTAY OF INITIAL TREATMENT of venous stasis ulcers is compression therapy (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, systematic review of randomized controlled trials [RCTs]).
For example, our Warm-Up(r) active wound therapy(r) system is designed to treat pressure, diabetic and venous stasis ulcers, many of which are hypothermic, which delays wound healing and impairs the normal function of the immune system.
Santilli and his associates at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, used the system to treat 17 inpatients with a total of 31 chronic venous stasis ulcers that had been present for more than 4 years.