- •Median time-to-(being)-ulcer-free in 4,709 DFU patients was 112 days and 68.4% were ulcer-free within two years.
- •Each year younger than 60 years was independently associated with longer time-to-ulcer-free.
- •PAD and ulcer size were associated with longer time-to-ulcer-free but only for 6 months.
- •Podiatry and knee-high offloading treatment were associated shorter time-to-ulcer-free.
- •Probability of being ulcer-free was largest for geographical remoteness and PAD factors.
Abbreviations:DFU (diabetes-related foot ulcer), PAD (peripheral artery disease), QHRFF (Queensland High Risk Foot Form), HR (hazard ratio), IQR (interquartile range), CI (confidence interval)
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