Case Study – Medial Malleolus Ulcer - Lavior

Case Study – Medial Malleolus Ulcer

Study Author:

Dr. Oscar Barreto, DPM, AGNP

Patient:

Haitian-American 46-year-old male.

Medical History: 

Patient is a Haitian American 46-year-old male with a history of AIDS, sickle cell anemia, blood glucose abnormalities, chronic pain syndrome, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), deficiency of macronutrients.

Wound Presentation: 

Medial Malleolus Ulcer (venous ulcer) with 100% fibrotic tissue and severe pain on palpation.

Prior Treatments: 

Patient didn’t receive any prior treatments before Lavior.

Study Methodology: 

Rinse wound bed with normal saline, apply LAVIOR wound gel to entire wound surface and covered with non adherent dressing, 4×4 gauze and wrapped with kling. 

Product(s) Used in Study: 

Normal saline, LAVIOR hydrogel, non adherent dressing, 4×4 gauze and kling wrap.

Study Duration: 

20 days 12/7/22 – 01/27/23

Treatment Narrative

Application of the gel every other day, non adherent dressing, 4×4 gauze and wrapped with kling.

12/7/2022

Initial Presentation: 

Medial Malleolus Ulcer with 100% fibrotic tissue and severe pain on palpation.

Wound Size: 

4 cm x 3 cm

12/15/2022

Presentation: 

100% granulation, no pain on palpation, no drainage and no sign of local infection.

Wound Size: 

3 cm x 3 cm

1/27/2023

Appearance after 20 days of treatment: 

Wound healed.

Wound Size: 

98% closure.

Case Study Summary

The case above demonstrates the successful wound healing effects of LAVIOR wound care gel on a patient with significant comorbidities.