A Retrospective, Longitudinal Study to Evaluate Healing Lower Extremity Wounds in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Ischemia Using Standard Protocols of Care and Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel in a Japanese Wound Care Program
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Dr. Sakata is Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of Wound Care Center, Hokkaido Cardiovascular Hospital, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. Dr. S. Sasaki is Chief Executive Director of Vascular Surgery and Medical Director of Wound Care Center; and Dr. Handa is Medical Director of Surgery, Sendai Social Insurance Hospital, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken, Japan. Dr. Uchino is Executive Vice President of Hospital Operations, Chief of Vascular Surgery, and Medical Director of Wound Care Center; and Dr. T. Sasaki is Medical Doctor of Vascular Surgery and Medical Doctor of Wound Care Center, Tokatsu Clinic Hospital, Matsudo-shi, Chiba-ken, Japan. Dr. Higashita is Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery and Medical Director of Wound Care Center, Yokohama General Hospital, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan. Dr. Tsuno is Medical Doctor of Gastrointestinal/General Surgery and Medical Director of Wound Care Center, Tonan Hospital, Kochi-shi, Kochi-ken, Japan. Dr. Hiyoshi is Chief of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Medical Director of Wound Care Center, Dr. Imakado is Chief of Dermatology, and Dr. Morimoto is Chief of Bone and Joint Orthopaedic Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Rinoie is Chief of Podiatric Surgery, Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Arcadia, CA; and Medical Director, Millennia Wound Management, Inc, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Saito is Staff of Podiatric Surgery, Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Arcadia, CA. Please address correspondence to: Chugo Rinoie, DPM, 301 W. Huntington Drive, #300, Arcadia, CA 91007; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.