Antibiotics First Choice for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis?

Antibiotics First Choice for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis : by  Lisa Nainggolan  for Medscape The first-ever study to compare the use of antibiotics with surgery for the treatment of diabetic foot osteomyelitis has found that the 2 approaches provide similar outcomes in terms of healing rates, time to healing, and short-term complications. The findings, which are  published online  October 15 in Diabetes Care , therefore point to antibiotic therapy being the logical first choice for the patient population in this trial, those with diabetic foot osteomyelitis and ulcers in the forefoot, lead author José Luis Lázaro-Marinez, PhD, from Unidad de Pie Diabético, Madrid, Spain, told  Medscape Medical News .

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Antibiotics First Choice for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis?

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