A histologically hostile environment made more hospitable?
Up to one-third of patients with diabetes mellitus will develop a diabetic foot ulcer in their lifetime. While this number appears to be rising, breakthrough therapies for this common, complex and costly condition have been, to this point, elusive.
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Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
David G. Armstrong
Department of Surgery, Stanford University College of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Geoffrey C. Gurtner
The authors declare no competing interests.
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Armstrong, D.G., Gurtner, G.C. A histologically hostile environment made more hospitable?. Nat Rev Endocrinol 14, 511–512 (2018) doi:10.1038/s41574-018-0073-6
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