The Mounting Evidence for Topical Oxygen in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers


Thomas E Serena, MD, FACS, MAPWCA, FACHM

Thomas E Serena, MD, FACS,

Founder and Medical Director of
The SerenaGroup
Cambridge, MA

Marissa Carter, PhD, MA, MAPWCA

Marissa Carter, PhD, MA, MAPWCA
Strategic Solutions, Inc.
Bozeman, MT

The webinar will focus on the mechanism of action and clinical evidence of topical oxygen in promoting healing as it relates to diabetic foot ulcers. Dr Carter will present a meta-analysis of the robust body of clinical trial evidence supporting the use of topical oxygen in the treatment of DFUs. Dr Serena will review clinical cases of patients with DFUs that can benefit from topical oxygen. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the mechanism of action of topical oxygen in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers
  2. Review a meta-analysis of clinical trial data of topical oxygen use for the treatment of DFUs
  3. Identify appropriate candidates for topical oxygen therapy
This Webinar is Approved for 1 CECH
PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hour.
Physicians: AffinityCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AffinityCE designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be awarded.

Nurses: CE is provided for this program through collaboration between PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 1 contact hour of nurse CE credit.

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