Board Review Wound Care

Cryopreserved Umbilical Cord (cUC) for Chronic Wounds of the Foot and Ankle: A Retrospective Review

Mark Couture, DPM

Mark Couture, DPM shares his experiences using Cryopreserved Umbilical Cord in chronic wounds of the foot and ankle. Dr Couture offers tips and pearls when using this particular treatment modality.

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Be familiar with the Couture retrospective study on amniotic tissue used in a VA setting to treat chronic wounds of the foot and ankle.
  2. Be able to discuss the science behind cryopreserved amniotic tissue.
  3. Compare cryopreserved amniotic membrane vs. other advanced treatment modalities.
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  • Author
  • Mark Couture, DPM

    Medical Director
    Central Texas Prevention of Amputation for Veterans
    Temple, TX

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