MEDIASIA ADVANCED WOUND CARE AND TISSUE REPAIR CENTER was established in the year 2012 with our first Clinic Opening at Machang Bubok , Penang Malaysia.
Main objective: To provide Affordable & Reliable Advance Wound Dressing services, Tissue Repair options and Surgical based management for any nature of a chronic non-healing wounds especially managing Diabetic Foot Infection and Critical Limb Ischemia patients.
We specialized in treating both infected and non-infected diabetic foot ulcers.
Therapies that are offered includes Maggot\Larvae Bio-Therapy technique, Serial Tissue Repair, Critical Tissue Viable Therapy, Minimal Invasive Surgical Options and many more. we were pioneering the advance wound care scenario and tissue manipulation services in Malaysia and South East Asia since 2012 itself serving clients from all over the world.
Today we have 6 doctors and 30 other support staffs and wound team, readily servicing our patients needs daily.
As for the record, we have treated over 12000 great toe ulcers, 6000 over lower limb amputations since 2013 in MediAsia. We have also shared our success stories and case studies in over 20 countries by using the education and training platform since 2018.
Our service quality is enhanced as our motto goes “ We Dress The Wound, God Heals It”
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UNNECESSARY Diabetic Limb Amputations World Wide.
Help us To Stop Both Upper and Lower Limbs Amputations Due to DIABETES Worldwide.
DIABETES Mellitus is a major global health problem and has reached epidemic proportions in many developed and developing countries. This is contributed by the global changes of population growth, longevity, urbanization, Industrialization, increasing obesity, and sedentary lifestyle. The recent Covid 19 has also taken a big swipe on patients with diabetes as their casualty.
It is predicted that by 2025, the number of diabetes sufferers in Asia would exceed 100 million.
The medical and surgical advancements have managed to only reduced incidence of Diabetic related lower limb amputations from 20 to 30 seconds per limb over the past 10 years. That is every 30 seconds, per diabetic limb is being amputated at some part of the world.
We are losing the daily battle with this condition being prolonged. In Reality, Mortality due to diabetes and Diabetic limb amputations is worse compared to combined mortality rates of both HIV and Cancer together.
In Malaysia, the prevalence of diabetes has increased; 4% in the 1980s, 8.3% in 1996, to 14.9% in 2006 – an increase of 250% over 20 years!
It is predicted that if this trend continues, one in every five adult Malaysians above the age of 30 would be diabetic.
In the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2006 conducted by the Health Ministry, 4% to 7% of known diabetics had undergone toe or leg amputations.
Diabetic foot is defined as a condition of the foot directly caused by diabetes or is due to its long term complications. There are three factors leading to this condition:
- Peripheral arterial disease – narrowing or blockage of the arterial supply to the foot, causing ischaemia of the tissue.
- Peripheral neuropathy – an affliction of the nerve of the foot leading to loss of sensation, numbness, paraesthesia or altered sensation, pain, and deformity of the foot and toes.
- Infection – this occurs as a direct result of the two previous conditions. Diabetics also suffer from impaired immunity, leading to the inability to ward off minor infections.
What leads to Diabetic Foot Infection among Malaysians(1 of every 5 Malaysians) ?
Apa punca- punca utama ramai pesakit kencing manis di Malaysia boleh mendapat luka kencing manis pada bahagian kaki ?
- Poor Footwear – Tidak memakai kasut yang sesuai
- Poor Foot Hygine – tidak menjaga Kebersihan dan kesihatan kaki
- Unaware of foot problems – tidak tahu mengenai kaki mempunyai masalah berkaitan dengan kencing manis
Direct or indirect trauma – eg; nail prick, termal heat/ burn
Kecederaan pada bahagian kaki – Contohnya, paku , duri tajam, haba/panas
We managed to help many of our clients with chronic non- healing wounds and as well as salvaged many foot and toes from being amputated. With multidisciplinary approach
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Evaluate & manage patient & their wounds
Refractory non-healing wound care
Diabetic foot risk screening
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