Case Histories by Disease Classification or by Individual Title
Here is one powerful way to help the interested physician learn and evaluate our technology: demonstrating success where others failed and relating the therapeutic method to the pathophysiology of the patients. These cases have appeared in peer-reviewed journals as individual cases or in tabular form. The cases are first given both by disease classification and by individual title.
Evidence-based Medicine and These Case Histories
These case histories are-taken from the series of Dr. Dillon, the inventor of the Circulator Boot™. His patient series comprise the most data accumulated with the Circulator Boot. Likely, the manufacturers of insulin have contributed more than their share to the literature on insulin... and so they should or no one else might have. Likewise, Dillon in the absence of research dollars for others has contributed more than his share of the data on the Circulator Boot. What are the characteristics of his reports?
- They involve all-comers referred for boot therapy. There were no deletions
unless boot therapy was not performed.
- Data was collected prospectively and photographic documentation was
generated before and after therapy.
- Most patients were their own controls having been referred for boot
therapy after standard forms of therapy had failed and amputation loomed as
- The data was collected in a real clinical setting, not a clinical research
unit. Family physicians and various vascular specialists commonly followed the
patients also and could suggest the patient quit therapy if there appeared to
be no progress.
- The vascular laboratory provided another source of data and control.
Although many patients had vascular tests suggesting healing was impossible,
with Circulator Boot therapy they improved their tests and healed their
- The untreated contralateral leg of many patients also served as a
control.Overall it deteriorated in 38.7% of patients while the diseased
presenting leg healed in over 90% of patients.
- The number of legs treated is not small. Indeed, comprising 2177 episodes
it may be the largest series of its kind in the world's literature.
- Many of the legs simply could not have been treated successfully by any
- The cure rate for limb-threatening osteomyelitis far exceeds anything in
the general literature.
- Over 200 cases with their photographs are provided here for all to
review.The photographs provide evidence for all to see and interpret. As the
Circulator Boot differs from other boots in being cardiosynchronous and
specifically designed for the treatment of arterial disease, we have chosen
cases especially from the ischemic population in Dr. Dillon
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