Tankanamrutha Malahara in the Management of Dushta Vrana w.s.r. to Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) - a case study.

Tankanamrutha Malahara in the management of Dushta Vrana.

  • Dr. Sinjid R. SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India
  • Dr. Madan Bhandari SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan
  • Dr. Gopikrishna B.J. SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India.
  • Dr. Prasanna Narasimha Rao SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India.
Keywords: Diabetic foot ulcer, Dushta Vrana, Tankanamruta Malahara

Abstract

DushtaVrana (non-healing ulcer) is a commonly encountered problem in surgical practice. Diabetes is one of the etiology of these wounds. In Ayurveda, Vrana Shodhana (purifying the wound) and Ropana (wound healing) are the preliminary steps of 60 measures for wound management. Lepa (medicated paste) is one among the Shasthi Upakrama (60 fold treatment modalities) and it has the effect of Shodhana (wound purification).Tankanamrutha Malahara has Shodhana and Ropana properties and is beneficial for all types of Vrana.
In this study, we have treated a case of chronic non-healing ulcer of 60 years female over the right third toe with Tankanamrutha Malahara. 

Author Biographies

Dr. Sinjid R., SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India

PG Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India

Dr. Madan Bhandari, SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan

Final Year PG Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan. 

Dr. Gopikrishna B.J., SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India.

Professor, Department of Shalya Tantra, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India.

Dr. Prasanna Narasimha Rao, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India.

Professor, Department of Shalya Tantra, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, India.

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Published
2020-12-25
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R. S, Bhandari M, B.J. G, Rao PN. Tankanamrutha Malahara in the Management of Dushta Vrana w.s.r. to Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) - a case study. IJATM [Internet]. 2020Dec.25 [cited 2021Jul.24];2(3):31-4. Available from: https://ijatm.org/index.php/ijatm/article/view/81
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