Impact of Ulceration

  • Sanjeev Kumar Gupta


Wounds, particularly chronic wounds, are an area of concern for patients and clinicians alike. They not only represent a significant health problem but also have a profound socioeconomic impact. Chronic wounds are conventionally defined as wounds that have failed to progress in an orderly and timely reparative process over a maximum period of 6 weeks to restore the anatomic and functional integrity of the injured site.


Chronic Wound Venous Ulcer Amputation Rate Diabetic Foot Ulcer Socioeconomic Burden 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryInstitute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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