New literature indicates that off-loading of diabetic foot ulcers improves healing rates, but there are different methods to this treatment. This session will explain the role of total contact casting as an evidence-based yet under-utilized standard for off-loading. The speakers will also review challenging cases of diabetic or charcot wounds, presenting practical approaches to wound management with total contact casting.
Supported by an educational grant from Derma Sciences, Inc.
The landscape for wound care treatments is constantly adapting to new technology and therapy. Various wound care products are currently commercially available, with extensive data and evidence supporting their use. This session will differentiate cellular versus acellular therapies, as well as cellular versus acellular placental tissues in the treatment of chronic wounds. The speakers will also review case-based scenarios utilizing cellular therapies as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of chronic wounds.
Supported by an education grant from Osiris Therapeutics, Inc