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- Faglia, Ezio; Caravaggi, Carlo; Clerici, Giacomo; Sganzaroli, Adriana; Curci, Vincenzo; Vailati, Wanda; Simonetti, Daniele; Sommalvico, Francesco
- Diabetes care 2010 v.33 no.7 pp. 1419-1423
- fiberglass, etc ; adults; dropouts; patients; randomized clinical trials; surface area; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of a removable cast walker compared with that of a nonremovable fiberglass off-bearing cast in the treatment of diabetic plantar foot ulcer. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Forty-five adult diabetic patients with nonischemic, noninfected neuropathic plantar ulcer were randomly assigned for treatment with a nonremovable fiberglass off-bearing cast (total contact cas ...
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