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Podiatry Externship / Residency - Podiatry Research

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The Podiatry Section of the Department of Surgery at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center is actively involved in both clinical and basic science research.

Attendings and residents are engaged in the conduct of original, corporately-sponsored, and FDA-monitored research on a wide variety of topics.

Current Podiatry Research Projects

  • Page JC. Multicenter, Randomized, Comparative Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Ertapenem vs. Piperacillin/Tazobactam in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections in Adults. September, 2002- present.

  • Page JC. A Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial of Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy in the Treatment and Blinded Evaluation of Amputation Wounds of the Diabetic Foot. October 2002-present.

  • Colleen Brophy, Page JC. A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Circulase in Conjunction with Peripheral Revascularization for the Treatment of Critical Leg Ischemia.

2002-present.

  • Victor R, Page J. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of an Antifungal Topical Patch in the Treatment of Distal Subungual Onychomycosis of the Great Toenail-Extension Study.    
    2003-present.

  • Page JC, Dobry C. An Open Label, Multicenter Study of Ciclopirox Topical Solution, 8% in the Treatment of Distal Subungual Onychomycosis in Conjunction with Scheduled Podiatric Nail and Foot Care. 2003-present.

Completed Podiatry Research Projects

  • Insulin Degrading Enzyme in Ulcer Fluid, November 2000-June 2001.

  • The Use of Apligraft in the Management of Chronic Lower Extremity Ulcerations.
  • Johnson & Johnson Study on Topical Wound Dressing.
  • The Use of Negative Pressure Therapy to Aid the Healing of Wounds with Significant Soft Tissue Defects, November, 2002-2003.
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of an Antifungal Topical Patch in the Treatment of Distal Subungual Onychomycosis of the Great Toenail. September, 2001-2003.
  • Human Genome Sciences Protocol KGF-2 WHO4, A Randomized, Double-blinded, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of (KGF-2) in Subjects with Venous Ulcers, July 2001-2002.
     
  • ZOSYN Protocol 0910X-100468 titled "An Open Label, Randomized, Study Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Piperacillin/Tazobactam and Ampicillin/Sulbactam Administered Intravenously in the Empirical Treatment of Foot Infection in Diabetic Inpatients, January 2001-present.
  • DL-6042-0007: An Open Label Study of Ciclopirox Topical Solution, 8% in the Treatment of Insulin-Requiring Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Distal Lateral Subungual Onychomycosis in Conjunction with Scheduled Podiatric Nail and Foot Care. January 2001-2002.
  • CPI for Chronic Wound Management.
  • Electrical Stimulation in Wound Healing in the Diabetic Foot. December 1999-July 2002.