Creative surgical strategies are often warranted for long-term closure of diabetic foot wounds. This article provides a case report describing the successive use of negative pressure wound therapy, advanced biologics, and split thickness skin grafting for healing an extensive surgical wound. Although the success of these therapies is enticing, their use should be based on careful patient selection in a multidisciplinary setting.
- Diabetic foot
- Negative pressure wound therapy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine