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ea0049ep604 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2017

Intralesional epidermal growth factor treatment on diabetic foot ulcers

Cifci Aydin , Oktas Birhan , Durmaz Senay Arikan , Gungunes Askin , Karahan Irfan , Sarak Taner

Objective: Treatment of diabetic foot ulcer is complex and difficult. Blood glucose regulation, debridment and surgical revascularization are used in management of diabetic foot ulcer. Intralesional Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) is a new treatment approach for diabetic foot ulcer. We report our experience with eight patients with diabetic foot ulcer who were treated by intralesional EGF.Patients and methods: A total of eight patients whose diabetic foot ...

ea0049ep683 | Obesity | ECE2017

Discussion with cases: Could we achieve the goal with non-surgical treatments in morbid obese patients?

Cifci Aydin , Durmaz Senay Arikan , Gungunes Askin , Karahan Irfan , Yalcin Selim , Ozdemir Kubra

Objective: Diet, lifestyle changes, medical agents and surgical approaches are treatment options in obese patients. We reported two morbid obese patients who lost 25 and 21% of their previous weight respectively with only lifestyle changes and orlistat therapy.Case 1: Forty nine year-old woman had type 2 diabetes mellitus for 20 years. She took premix insulin twice a day. Her height was 157 cm, her weight was 120 kg, body mass index was 48.6 kg/m2</...