The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds

Confronting a Dramatic Situation: The Charcot Foot Complicated by Osteomyelitis

August 14, 2014

Charcot osteoarthropathy is a serious complication of diabetic neuropathy.

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Do You Want to Organize a Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinic? We Can Help

August 14, 2014

The diabetic foot (DF) is a complex pathology involving the lower limb of 8 to 10 million people around the world, and its prevalence is rising, creating a dramatic need for effective therapeutic answers. The multidisciplinary DF clinic has been proposed as a model to fight this complication from the International Working Group on Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) inside a more articulated 3-level organization strategy.

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Transformation of the Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Clinic Into a Multidisciplinary Diabetic Foot Day Unit: Results From a Service Evaluation

August 13, 2014

The natural history of the diabetic foot is aggressive and complex.

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Is Immobilization of the Ankle and Metatarsophalangeal Joint Effective in Suppressing the Spread of Infection in Diabetic Foot Ulcers?

August 8, 2014

Diabetics with foot-related problems might eventually need to undergo major or minor amputation because of infection or cellulites.

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Gender Differences of Lower Extremity Amputation Risk in Patients With Diabetic Foot: A Meta-Analysis

August 8, 2014

In this meta-analysis, we aim to evaluate gender differences of lower extremity amputation risk in patients with diabetic foot. Systematic computerized searches of PubMed and Web of Knowledge were performed. The pooled odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for amputation risk were calculated.

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