Optimizing Cost-Effectiveness and Clinical Outcomes of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Membrane Allografts In Lower Extremity Ulcer Treatment
Paul M. Glat, MD
St. Christopher's Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine
Megan Oltmann, DPM, FACFAS
Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine
University Hospitals Bedford and Richmond Wound Centers
Foot and Ankle Associates of Cleveland University Hospitals
Avon Lake, Ohio
Bill Padula, PHD, MS, MSc
University of Southern California
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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