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Surgical Procedures
Robert Klein, DPM, CWS
Surgical Procedures
01/08/2022
In this podcast, Robert Klein, DPM, CWS, speaks about split-thickness skin grafting, including the optimal thickness and the advantages and disadvantages of split-thickness skin grafting. 
01/08/2022
Foot Ulcer
Foot Ulcer
09/10/2021
In a recent study, researchers examined how vaporous hyperoxia therapy following unsuccessful standard wound care may improve outcomes for diabetic foot ulcerations and compared these treatments with other...
09/10/2021
Surgical procedures
Surgical procedures
08/30/2021
In a recent study, researchers analyzed patients undergoing left-sided colorectal reconstructions and compared the clinical outcomes of powered vs manual surgical staplers.
08/30/2021

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Surgical Wound Management
wound closure techniques
Surgical Wound Management
06/17/2020
This slideshow features techniques for suturing and wound closure for the primary care clinician. Each slide links to the full case report for more details.
06/17/2020
Suturing
Suturing
12/18/2017
Earlier today, Frank, a 49-year-old construction worker, received a deep wound to his forearm while on the job. As you place the final suture to complete a laceration repair, he asks you, “Do I need to keep...
12/18/2017
wound care
wound care
09/27/2017
Zeke is a 19-year-old college student with a history of recurrent aphthous ulcers.
09/27/2017
Surgery
Surgery
12/30/2015
Arnold, a 67-year-old man, had an ileosteomy performed a little over 2 years ago. He had not encountered any difficulty in management of the ileostomy until today, when it became prolapsed. He has tried...
12/30/2015
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
03/06/2014
Arnold, a 67-year-old man, had an ileosteomy performed a little over 2 years ago. He had not encountered any difficulty in management of the ileostomy until today, when it became prolapsed. He has tried...
03/06/2014

Clinical Insights

Surgical Procedures
Robert Klein, DPM, CWS
Surgical Procedures
01/08/2022
In this podcast, Robert Klein, DPM, CWS, speaks about split-thickness skin grafting, including the optimal thickness and the advantages and disadvantages of split-thickness skin grafting. 
01/08/2022
Wound Care
Donald E. Fetterolf, MD,
Wound Care
02/12/2016
Donald E. Fetterolf, MD, discusses the major advantage of amniotic membrane therapy: the ability of the allografts to attract stem cells to the region of the wound in order to rebuild damaged tissues.
02/12/2016
Surgical Wound Management
Robert Klein, DPM, CWS
Surgical Wound Management
10/18/2015
In this podcast, Robert Klein, DPM, CWS, speaks about advanced wound care dressings, including how cellular and tissue-based products work, the challenges of using them, and how they impact healing times...
10/18/2015
Surgical Wound Management
Robert Klein, DPM
Surgical Wound Management
09/22/2015
In this podcast, Robert Klein, DPM, CWS, speaks about the effects of negative pressure wound therapy on wound healing, new technologies or treatment approaches, and what primary care providers and emergency...
09/22/2015
Wound Care
Charles M. Zelen, DPM, FACFAS,
Wound Care
09/10/2015
Charles M. Zelen, DPM, FACFAS, discusses some of the challenges of producing EpiFix, a leading dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane (dHACM) allograft proven to be extremely effective at healing diabetic...
09/10/2015