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ISSN: 2476-2253

Journal of Cancer Diagnosis

  • Short Communication   
  • J Cancer Diagn 2016, Vol 1(2): 106
  • DOI: 10.4172/2476-2253.1000106

Transcendence of Medicine Regenerative Strategies in the Treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Diaz-Garcia H1 and Benítez-Arvízu G2*
1Laboratorio de Medicina Regenerativa y Estudios en Cancer, Escuela Superior de Medicina, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Ciudad de México, Mexico
2Banco Central de Sangre, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico
*Corresponding Author : Benítez-Arvízu G, Director of Banco Central de Sangre, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Cuauhtemoc Avenue 300, Colony Doctores, Ciudad De Mexico, 06720, Mexico, Tel: +52 55 5729 6000, Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Received Date: Jun 16, 2016 / Accepted Date: Jul 12, 2016 / Published Date: Jul 18, 2016

Abstract

The Diabetes Mellitus type 2 and one of its complications, the diabetic foot ulcer (DFU), are a great problem of public health that affects millions of people around the world. Due to its complexity, DFUs treatment and handling are expensive and complex. In addition, amputations of lower limbs and death are relatively frequent because conventional treatment cannot avoid them. In other hand, the use of growth factors, 3D scaffolds and mesenchymal stem cells, called regenerative medicine (RM), have created new perspectives about the treatment of this kind of injuries. The RM has demonstrated favorable clinical outcomes not only in the case of DFUs, so that, this new medicine area promises to become an important tool that supports or substitutes to conventional treatment in cases of tissue or organic damage caused by the different chronic and traumatic diseases.

Keywords: Diabetes foot ulcer; Mesenchymal stem cells; Regenerative medicine

Citation: Diaz-Garcia H, Benítez-Arvízu G (2016) Transcendence of Medicine Regenerative Strategies in the Treatment for Diabetic Foot Ulcers. J Cancer Diagn 1:106. Doi: 10.4172/2476-2253.1000106

Copyright: © 2016 Diaz-Garcia H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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