White Paper Arterial Ulcers – Assessment and Treatment

Arterial ulcers are the second most common type of lower extremity ulcer and account for approximately 10% of leg ulcers. Understanding the pathophysiology of arterial ulcers has always been a clinical challenge. Treating these wounds can be incredibly difficult because they are painful and prone to complications, such as infection and necrosis. Even with the […]

Arterial Ulcer Wound Dressings and Challenges

Most chronic wounds are one of three types: venous stasis ulcers, pressure ulcers, and diabetic ulcers.1 However, a fourth group of chronic wounds—arterial ulcers—is an important cause of disability and amputation.2 While fewer people are affected by arterial ulcers than the other ulcer types, those who have arterial ulcers struggle with a uniquely difficult condition.  […]