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  • Condition: Diabetic Foot Wounds
  • Journal: Zhonghua shao shang za zhi = Zhonghua shaoshang zazhi = Chinese journal of burns
  • Treatment Used: Skin-stretching Device and Vacuum Sealing Drainage
  • Number of Patients: 25
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of using a skin-stretching device and vacuum sealing drainage for the treatment of diabetic foot wounds.
  • Condition: Acute Chorioamnionitis Complicated with Symmetrical Peripheral Gangrene (SPG)
  • Journal: Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology
  • Treatment Used: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Fasciectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 33-year-old female diagnosed with acute chorioamnionitis complicated with symmetrical peripheral gangrene (SPG) after undergoing cervical cerclage and developing sepsis treated with pregnancy termination, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and fasciectomy.
  • Condition: Chronic Infection of Foot and Ankle with Lower Extremity Ischemic Diseases
  • Journal: Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Tibial Transverse Transport Combined with Antibiotic Embedded Bone Cement
  • Number of Patients: 28
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This study evaluated the effectiveness of tibial transverse transport combined with the antibiotics embedded bone cement in the treatment of chronic infection of foot and ankle with lower extremity ischemic diseases.
  • Condition: Infections
  • Journal: Antimicrobial resistance and infection control
  • Treatment Used: Ionizing Radiation
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This review of the literature examined the history and future of radiation therapy in infectious diseases, especially orthopedic infections.
  • Condition: Ischemic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Journal: Sichuan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Sichuan University. Medical science edition
  • Treatment Used: Vacuum-Assisted Closure and Autologous Platelet-Rich Gel Therapy Plus Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This article reviewed the case of a patient with refractory (resistant to treatment) ischemic (restriction in blood supply to tissues) diabetic foot ulcers (foot sores as a complication of diabetes) treated with vacuum-assisted closure and autologous platelet-rich gel therapy plus timolol maleate ophthalmic solution.
  • Condition: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
  • Journal: Annals of palliative medicine
  • Treatment Used: Herbal Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 70
  • Published —
The study researched the safety and effectiveness of herbal therapy for treating thromboangiitis obliterans.
  • Condition: Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens (PCD)
  • Journal: Cardiovascular and interventional radiology
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This article reviewed the case of a patient with phlegmasia cerulea dolens (severe form of blood clots in the vein) treated with percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (breaks up blood clot within the vessel and removes it by an aspiration).
  • Condition: Postmastectomy Lymphedema
  • Journal: Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute
  • Treatment Used: Virtual Reality versus Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Number of Patients: 0
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The study researched the outcomes of virtual reality versus proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation for treating postmastectomy lymphedema.
  • Condition: Acute Non-cirrhotic, Non-Malignant Portal Vein Thrombosis (PVT)
  • Journal: Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
  • Treatment Used: Interventional Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 65
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This study evaluated medical versus interventional treatment in patients with acute non-cirrhotic, non-malignant portal vein thrombosis (clot; PVT).
  • Condition: Severe Acute Dried Gangrene in COVID-19 Infection
  • Journal: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
  • Treatment Used: Doxycycline, Hydroxychloroquine, and Antiviral Agents
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 78 year-old woman diagnosed with dried gangrene in COVID-19 infection treated with doxycycline, hydroxychloroquine and antiviral agents.
  • Condition: Myocardial Infarction with Limb Arterial and Venous Thrombosis in a Patient with Enoxaparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Journal: The American journal of case reports
  • Treatment Used: Thrombolysis and Argatroban Anticoagulation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report discusses a 67-year-old woman who developed ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and thrombocytopenia within 10 days of prophylactic enoxaparin therapy after undergoing bilateral total knee replacement surgery.
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