diabetic-foot

Prevalence of Peripheral Arterial Disease in Patients With Diabetic Charcot Neuroarthropathy

March 25, 2016

Charcot neuroarthropathy (CN) is a serious complication of diabetes mellitus (DM) that can lead to pedal ulceration, infection, hospitalization, and amputation. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is also found in patients with diabetic foot disease; however, its prevalence in patients with CN has not been extensively evaluated.

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Correlation of SF-36 and SF-12 Component Scores in Patients With Diabetic Foot Disease

March 24, 2016

The assessment of patient outcomes is becoming increasingly important in all areas of medicine, including foot and ankle surgery. The Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36-item (SF-36) is widely used as a generic measure of quality of life; however, patients often find answering 36 questions cumbersome. Consequently, the Short Form 12 (SF-12) was developed

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Efficacy of a New Heparan Sulfate Mimetic Dressing in the Healing of Foot and Lower Extremity Ulcerations in Type 2 Diabetes: A Case Series

March 1, 2016

A novel heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycan mimetic product for local application to promote wound healing (CACIPLIQ) has recently become available. It is a biophysical therapeutic product comprising a polysaccharide as an innovative biomaterial to accomplish mechanical tissue engineering and skin regeneration in the site of ulceration

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Bilateral Charcot neuroarthropathy, a challenge for diagnosis and treatment

March 1, 2016

by Nathalie Denecker1*, Dimitri Aerden2, Michel De Maeseneer3 The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 9 (1): 6 Charcot neuroarthropathy is a devastating foot disorder whose differential diagnosis with infectious, bone or articular disease is difficult.

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Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice in the Management of Mixed Arteriovenous Leg Ulcers

January 25, 2016

Leg ulceration is a chronic health condition that constitutes a significant disease burden.

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The Diabetic Foot

January 25, 2016

All forms of diabetes is becoming so widespread, it is almost as though we have become complacent regarding it. The incidence is increasing in most countries despite public health interventions are seeking to control the obesity crisis which is underpinning the diabetes challenge

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Modern Orthopedic Inpatient Care of the Orthopedic Patient With Diabetic Foot Disease

December 17, 2015

In this article, we describe emergency and elective pathways within our orthopedic multidisciplinary inpatient care of patients with diabetic foot problems. We performed a retrospective cohort review of 19 complex patients requiring orthopedic surgical treatment of infected ulceration or Charcot feet or deformity at our institution

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Cytokeratin Expression at Different Stages in Sweat Gland Development of C57BL/6J Mice

December 17, 2015

Sweat glands exhibit a documented role in epidermal reepithelialization after wounding. However, the regenerative potential of sweat glands has remained underappreciated due to the absence of useful markers for the analysis of determination and differentiation processes in the developing eccrine sweat gland from epithelium.

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