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Total Contact Casts for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Cost-Effectiveness

Published on: June 24, 2013
Project Number: RB0595-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the evidence for the cost-effectiveness of total contact casts or instant total contact casts for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers in adults?

Key Message

Two randomized controlled trials, one non-randomized study, and one economic evaluation were identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of total contact casts or instant total contact casts for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers in adults.

Tags

feet, heel, ulcer, diabetes complications, diabetic foot, foot, foot injuries, wounds and injuries, casts, surgical, pressure ulcer, diabetes, medical devices, charcot foot, TCC, iTCC, TCCEZ, Ulcers, Ulceration, Ulcerations, cast, Casts, Surgical, Pressure Ulcercharcot foot