ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    To Compare the Efficacy of Nitric Oxide Dressing and Standard Dressing in Diabetic Foot Ulcers in A Tertiary Care Centre

    Dr. Alagappan P. R., Dr. Ganapathy Raman Nitish Dayanand, Dr. Vimal Kumar Govindhan
    JCDR. 2024: 547-556


    This Study was conducted and all patients were admitted with Diabetic foot ulcer and was about 40 patients and were Randomized into two groups of 20 each. Subjects of one group received treatment with Nitric oxide dressings, which was revised every alternative day and was observed for a period of three weeks. Subjects of other group received treatment with standard saline dressing and their healing outcome was also observed for a period of three weeks. Wound healing was assessed using Wound assessment tool (Bates - Jensen wound assessment tool) scoring from 1 - 65. Serum levels MMP-9 levels were measured in each group before and after dressing. Efficacy of Nitric oxide dressing over standard saline dressing was recorded.


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