Table 1

Baseline characteristics of study subjects assigned to hydrocolloid, phenytoin and simple dressing groups

Variables

Mean Age Of patients (yr ± SD)

Mean weight Of patients (kg ± SD)

Mean duration of ulcer before treatment (wk ± SD)

Mean ulcer size (cm2 ± SD)

Stage of ulcer (no)


Treatment group; no

I

II


Total n = 83 patients 91 ulcers

36.64 ± 6.04

61.12 ± 5.08

6.25 ± 6.56

7.54 ± 12.99

33

58

Hydrocolloid n = 28 patients 31 ulcers

36.81 ± 6.71

62.26 ± 5.44

7.63 ± 5.59

7.26 ± 15.4

13

18

Phenytoin n = 28 patients 30 ulcers

36.5 ± 4.99

60.07 ± 4.39

5.84 ± 8.04

5.12 ± 3.63

9

21

Simple dressing n = 27 patients 30 ulcers

36.6 ± 6.17

61 ± 5.03

5.25 ± 5.39

10.27 ± 15.32

11

19

P-Value of comparing variables of 3 groups

P > 0.10

P > 0.10

P > 0.10

P > 0.10

P > 0.62


Hollisaz et al. BMC Dermatology 2004 4:18   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-4-18

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