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Use of wireless microcurrent stimulation for the treatment of diabetes-related wounds: 2 case reports.
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PMID:  23263389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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ABSTRACT: Wireless microcurrent stimulation (WMCS) is a new method in wound healing that may have advantages compared with conventional electrical stimulation (ES) devices. Although ES has been widely known as an effective method to promote the wound-healing process in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, to the authors' knowledge, there are still no data about the ability of WMCS to match the desired effect. In this article, the authors report the results of 2 cases of diabetes-related wounds (1 acute and 1 chronic) that have been treated successfully using WMCS. Neither patient reported discomfort during treatment, and the risk of infection was minimized because there was no direct contact from the device during the treatment course.
Authors:
Adisaputra Ramadhinara; Konstantinos Poulas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in skin & wound care     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1538-8654     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv Skin Wound Care     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100911021     Medline TA:  Adv Skin Wound Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Adisaputra Ramadhinara, MD, is a General Practitioner who specializes in wound care at the Wound Medical Care Service Center, Jakarta, Indonesia. Konstantinos Poulas, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, Greece.
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