Trends in Postoperative Infection Rates and Their Relationship to Glycosylated Hemoglobin Levels in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle…

Abstract: The association of hyperglycemia with postoperative infectious complications after foot and ankle surgery has been well studied. However, many surgeons in their current practice use the somewhat arbitrary cutoff of 7% glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) as the level above which surgery is considered unsafe and conducive to complications

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Trends in Postoperative Infection Rates and Their Relationship to Glycosylated Hemoglobin Levels in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle…

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