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An assessment of the accuracy and usability of a novel optical wound measurement system.

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AIMS: Measurement of wound size can predict healing and provide information to guide treatment. This study assesses a novel optical wound imaging system that creates a three-dimensional image of the ulcer. METHODS: Using a new camera-based digital system and traditional elliptical wound measurements, 36 foot ulcers from 31 patients (aged 44-94 years, median 70 years) were examined during a 12-week period at two centres. Median diabetes duration was 18 years (range 6-56 years). Seventeen perc...

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Bowling, FL More by this author
Paterson, JA More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
26
Issue:
1
Pages:
93-96
Publication date:
2009-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:46a05815-b973-47d7-a121-9ee84d2bfe25
Source identifiers:
63634
Local pid:
pubs:63634

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