Diabetes and wound care with Professor Rob Fitridge

Video series: Translating Research

Diabetes-related foot complications are responsible for 70-80 % of amputations in Australia.

Hear how Professor Rob Fitridge‘s research is improving health outcomes for diabetics with persistent foot wounds and preventing amputation.

We learn about:

  • vascular problems associated with diabetes
  • using stem cell to promote wound healing

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About the researcher

Professor Rob Fitridge is a Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Central Adelaide Local Health Network. He is also a Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Adelaide.