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High Risk Diabetic Foot

Treatment and Prevention, 1st Edition

Edited by Lawrence A. Lavery, Edgar J G. Peters, Ruth Bush

CRC Press

280 pages | 10 Color Illus. | 60 B/W Illus.

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Emphasizing a team approach that includes the practicing podiatrist, endocrinologist, diabetologist, vascular surgeon, orthopedist, and infectious disease specialist, The High Risk Diabetic Foot provides a thorough and detailed resource on the management of complex diabetic foot problems. This comprehensive text is an essential tool that will enable physicians to reduce infections and amputations through careful examination, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Key features in The High Risk Diabetic Foot include:

  • A full section devoted to the prevention of amputation
  • High-quality images for accurate diagnosis
  • Chapters organized by epidemiology, classification and staging, diagnosis, special studies, and medical and surgical management
  • Summary tables and flow charts for quick reference
  • A discussion of the co-morbidities associated with diabetic foot pathology, including sensory neuropathy, painful neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease, food wounds, and more
  • Identification of the level of medical evidence associated with treatment recommendations

Table of Contents

Peripheral arterial disease

Christopher J. Marrocco and Ruth L. Bush

Clinical and vascular laboratory assessment of peripheral vascular disease

Daniel T. Ginat, Wael E. A. Saad, and Mark G. Davies

Endovascular treatment of infrainguinal arterial disease

Jason Maggi, Rajesh Malik, and Firas F. Mussa

Open arterial reconstruction of the diabetic foot

Joseph J. Naoum and Eric K. Peden

Diabetic neuropathy and the lower extremity

Nicolaas C. Schaper and Hans H. Savelberg

Painful diabetic neuropathy

Lee C. Rogers and Rayaz A. Malik

Advanced therapies to treat diabetic foot ulcers

Lawrence A. Lavery and George T. Liu

The infected diabetic foot

Edgar J. G. Peters

Offloading the diabetic foot

Sicco A. Bus

Surgical approach to the diabetic foot ulcer

Nathan A. Hunt and Douglas P. Murdoch

Charcot arthropathy

Javier La Fontaine


I. M. Nordon, R. J. Hinchliffe, and K. G. Jones

Preventing foot complications

Lawrence A. Lavery and Agbor Ndip

Impact of specialized foot clinics

Kristien Van Acker

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism
MEDICAL / Surgery / General