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Oxandrolone no better than placebo for severe pressure ulcers

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 22 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3236


Anabolic steroids are thought to promote wound healing and can be used to treat some severe burns. Oxandrolone, however, did nothing for chronic pressure ulcers in a trial of US veterans with longstanding …

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