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The Comprehensive Wound Center at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Denton is dedicated to preserving the function of the lower extremities and offering advanced wound care for patients with diabetes or other conditions.
The center uses advanced modalities and has a proven record for healing problem wounds. Any wound that has not healed in two weeks or has a complex presentation can benefit from our advanced treatments.
Limb preservation specialists on our medical staff combine skill, expertise and advanced technology to assess your situation and tailor an individualized treatment approach. Our multidisciplinary team coordinates with you and your physician to save your limb and to prevent further issues.
Our advanced limb preservation techniques include:
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Laurie Aten, M.D. is the Medical Director for Baylor Scott White The Heart Hospital – Denton Comprehensive Wound Center.
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