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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 122-129

Comparative study on the effect of Siravyadhana and Jalaukavacharana along with Trishothadi Lepam on foot ulcers


Assistant Professor, Department of Shalya-Tantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU),Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Reena Jaiswal (Devyani Dasar)
Assistant Professor, Department of Shalya-Tantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), Wardha, Maharashtra
India
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Background: An ulcer is abreak in the continuity of the covering epithelium, either skin or mucous membrane due to molecular death. Usually progressive infection, non-debridement and continuous anti-gravitational stasis does have bad impact in the management of foot ulcers. Aim: A long term multidisciplinary care and integration of traditional new wound healing technologies are required for healthy healing. Materials and Methods: Siravyadhana (vein-puncture) and Jalaukavacharana (Leech application) procedures with Trishothadi Lepamwere used in the present study. Results: Jalaukavacharana has shown better results in wound healing process than Siravyadhana having cumulative 91.66% and 71.60% respectively. Conclusion: The process of Jalaukavacharana was effective for relieving vascular stasis, reducing venous congestion and beginning of revascularization and other wound healing process than Siravyadhana throughout the study.


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