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A Journal on Physiopathology and Therapy of Chronic Cutaneous Ulcers


Official Journal of the Italian Association for Cutaneous Ulcers
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Acta Vulnologica 2015 September;13(3):145-55

 ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Usage of Ginkgo biloba and lipoic acid in patients with diabetic ulcers

Minniti V. 1, Pietris G. 1, Barbullushi E. 1, Meccoli G. 2, Veltri A. 3, Pastore P. 1

1 University of Studies Sapienza, Rome, Italy;
2 Private practice, Rome, Italy;
3 Centro Ortopedico Regina Margherita, Rome, Italy

AIM: The authors wanted to verify the clinical effectiveness of a supplement based on lipoic acid, Ginkgo biloba and Leucoselect Phytosome in patients with foot syndrome.
METHODS: The patients were sorted into two groups. Each of the two patient groups was controlled at 7, 14, 21, 31 days and then every 30 days for eight months.
RESULTS: Clear macroscopic improvement of the ulcer with diameter reduction, total epithelialization, reduction of pCO2 from the initial value and pain reduction were observed.
CONCLUSION: The use of the Ginkgo biloba, alpha lipoic acid and Leucoselect Phytosome combination together with advanced medications, is useful in the treatment of chronic diabetic ulcers.

language: English, Italian


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