Modern management of the diabetic foot : the orthopedic surgeon’s view

Dan Putineanu, Thomas Schubert Published in the journal : March 2017 Category : Diabétologie

Summary :

As part of the multidisciplinary management of the diabetic foot, surgery plays a key role in the prevention and control of infection, in bone and soft tissue reconstruction, in limb preservation, and in the execution of amputation meant to be as distal as possible while offering a correct amputation stump. To achieve these objectives, plenty of surgical techniques are currently available.

Key Words

Diabetic foot, Charcot, surgery