Managing Lower Extremity Wounds In Obese Patients

Issue Number:  Volume 30 – Issue 8 – August 2017 Author(s):  Caitlin Garwood, DPM, and Colin Mizuo, DPM Given the challenges of treating wounds in obese patients, these authors discuss key factors ranging from excess adipose tissue and venous insufficiency to oxidative stress and lymphedema, and offer insights from the literature on treatment options including compression wraps and complete decongestive therapy.  Section:  Feature

Issue Number:  Volume 30 – Issue 8 – August 2017 Author(s):  Caitlin Garwood, DPM, and Colin Mizuo, DPM Given the challenges of treating wounds in obese patients, these authors discuss key factors ranging from excess adipose tissue and venous insufficiency to oxidative stress and lymphedema, and offer insights from the literature on treatment options including compression wraps and complete decongestive therapy.  Section:  Feature

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Managing Lower Extremity Wounds In Obese Patients