Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Low-intensity vibration to improve healing of chronic wounds|
Rhonda D. Kineman
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|| November 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abstract Large numbers of chronic non-healing wounds resulting from diabetes and spinal cord injury and the associated amputations and diminished quality of life for veterans represent a major health problem for the Veteran’s Administration healthcare system. Our early studies indicate that a novel therapy utilizing low- intensity vibration (LIV) promotes tissue perfusion, granulation tissue formation and wound healing in diabetic mice. Our data further indicate that LIV increases levels of ins...
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