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      Negative pressure wound therapy after partial diabetic foot amputation: a multicentre, randomised controlled trial.

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          Abstract

          Diabetic foot wounds, particularly those secondary to amputation, are very complex and difficult to treat. We investigated whether negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) improves the proportion and rate of wound healing after partial foot amputation in patients with diabetes.

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          Journal
          Lancet
          Lancet (London, England)
          Elsevier BV
          1474-547X
          0140-6736
          Nov 12 2005
          : 366
          : 9498
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Scholl's Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR), Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL 60064, USA. Armstrong@usa.net
          Article
          S0140-6736(05)67695-7
          10.1016/S0140-6736(05)67695-7
          16291063

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