Survey finds few reliable studies of treatment for chronic wounds

12/26/2013 | Science World Report

Of 66 research papers on effective treatment of chronic skin wounds, most were technically flawed, making the results unreliable, according to a survey of recent scientific literature. Research papers about other treatments – such as systematic antibiotic use, radiofrequency ablation or endovenous laser treatment – supplied only inconclusive evidence that these treatments worked better than standard compression therapy or special stockings.

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