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Evidence for the benefits of negative pressure therapy in the treatment of diabetic foot in adults: a comprehensive approach to improved health

MOJ Gerontology & Geriatrics
Álvaro Astasio Picado,1 Verónica BlazquezLinares,1 María Teresa González Chapado,2 Vanesa Ortega Trancón,2 Rocio Ruiz Lozano,2 and Paula Cobos Moreno3


Diabetic foot ulcers represent an increase in recent years in the cures to be carried out by nursing staff. For this reason, the new negative pressure therapy has been chosen, which involves an increase in granulation tissue, leading to complete healing in a minimum time, highlighting the few complications derived from said therapy.


negative pressure therapy, diabetic foot, diabetic foot ulcer, conventional dressings, quality of life