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Derma Sciences, Inc. (DSCI) Published Research Concludes Total Contact Casting is More Effective in Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers Than Other Standards of Care


6/12/2013 10:14:00 AM

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PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCI), a medical device and pharmaceutical company focused on advanced wound care, today announced that a study published in The Cochrane CollaborationĀ®1 concluded that non-removable, pressure-relieving casts, or total contact casts (TCC), are more effective in healing diabetes-related plantar foot ulcers than removable casts or dressings alone. Derma Sciences is the leading manufacturer and marketer of total contact casting systems, including the technologically innovative TCC-EZĀ®. The Cochrane Collaboration is a group of more than 28,000 healthcare specialists who systematically review randomized trials of the effects of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation as well as health systems interventions.

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