Efficacy of Low Level Laser Therapy on Wound Healing in Patients with Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers—A Randomised Control Trial
Authors: Basavaraj M. Kajagar & Ashok S. Godhi & Archit Pandit & S. Khatri Source: Indian J Surg (September–October 2012) 74(5):359–363 DOI 10.1007/s12262-011-0393-4
Foot ulcers are serious complications of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and are known to be resistant to conventional treatment. They may herald severe complications if not treated wisely. Electromagnetic radiations in the form of photons are delivered to the ulcers in laser form to stimulate healing. This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of
Settings: KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belgaum.
Study Design: Randomized-Control Study.
Methods: A total of 68 patients with Type 2 DM having Meggitt-Wagner Grade I foot ulcers of
Statistical Analysis: Unpaired Student