Case Report Open Access
Volume 2 | Issue 1 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.33696/casereports.2.007

Role of Topical Insulin in Venous Ulcer Management

  • 1Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry,India
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Corresponding Author

Ravi Kumar Chittoria, drchittoria@yahoo.com

Received Date: April 29, 2020

Accepted Date: June 02, 2020


Venous ulcers are notorious for non-healing and plastic surgeons are faced with difficulty in wound management. In chronic wounds there will be deficiency of growth factors. Insulin therapy is a method to induce wound healing by stimulation of growth factors. In this study we have used topical insulin for wound bed preparation of patient’s venous ulcer.



Insulin therapy; Venous ulcer

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