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Table 7Summary of Baseline Characteristics: Silver Products

CharacteristicNumber of Studies ReportingMean (unless noted)Range
Number of Patients Randomized4280 total40 - 134
Age (years)358.755.9 - 60.0
Gender (% male)258.644 - 74
Race/Ethnicity (%)NR
HbA1c (%)28.68.0 - 10.7
ABI11.8-
Ulcer Size (cm2)2a3.22.2 - 3.7
Ulcer Duration (months)212.30.48 - 15.6
Infection (%)1b100-
Study Duration (weeks)36.64 - 8
History of PVD123.7%-
a

One study included only ulcers ≤3 cm in diameter; one study reported mean length of 4.6 cm and mean width of 3.3 cm

b

Three studies excluded patients with clinical signs of infection or taking antibiotics at screening

One study included only ulcers ≤3 cm in diameter; one study reported mean length of 4.6 cm and mean width of 3.3 cm

Three studies excluded patients with clinical signs of infection or taking antibiotics at screening

From: RESULTS

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