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Up to one-third of patients with diabetes mellitus will develop a diabetic foot ulcer in their lifetime. While this number appears to be rising, breakthrough therapies for this common, complex and costly condition have been, to this point, elusive.

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  1. Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA), Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

    • David G. Armstrong
  2. Department of Surgery, Stanford University College of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

    • Geoffrey C. Gurtner


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