Table 8Summary of Baseline Characteristics: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

CharacteristicNumber of Studies ReportingMean (unless noted)Range
Number of Patients Randomized3418 total10 - 341
Age (years)36053 - 67
Gender (% male)27028 - 78
Race/Ethnicity (%)
 White158-
 Black115-
 Hispanic124-
 Native American12-
 Other11-
Pre-Albumin120.5-
HbA1c (%)18.2-
Smoking119-
ABI11.0-
Ulcer Size (cm2)215.712.3 - 32.4
Ulcer Duration (weeks)22610 - 29
Study Duration (weeks)2 a108 - 12
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One study followed participants to healing (mean of 4 months)

From: RESULTS

Cover of Advanced Wound Care Therapies for Non-Healing Diabetic, Venous, and Arterial Ulcers: A Systematic Review
Advanced Wound Care Therapies for Non-Healing Diabetic, Venous, and Arterial Ulcers: A Systematic Review [Internet].
Greer N, Foman N, Dorrian J, et al.
Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2012 Nov.

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