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CME Wound Care

Results of a Comparative Effectiveness Study of Healing

Charles Zelen, DPM

Charles M Zelen, DPM discusses the use of amniotic membrane for wound healing. Dr Zelen reviews multiple studies that support its use, not only for diabetic foot ulcers, but for chronic venous ulcers and plantar fasciitis as well.

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  1. Discuss the benefits of using amniotic membrane for wound healing
  2. Understand the comparative effectiveness study and discuss the outcomes
  3. Discuss the use of dHACM for chronic venous ulcer
  4. Discuss the use of dHACM for chronic plantar fasciitis
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  • Author
  • Charles Zelen, DPM

    Podiatry Section Chief
    Dept of Orthopedics
    Carilion Roanoke Memorial
    and
    HCA Lewis Gale Hospital
    Director, Professional Education and Research Institute

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