Toward smart personalized electrotherapy for enhanced healing of ischemic wounds
Kath M. Bogie
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March 2017 -
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Non-healing ischemic wounds are a major problem for Veterans with physical impairment and/or disability. These chronic wounds cause significant pain and disability and occur at an alarmingly high frequency in at-risk Veteran populations cared for by the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA). The use of electrical stimulation (ES) for ischemic wound therapy has long been known but the outcomes have been variable. In previous work we developed an untethered electronic bandage with all the compo...