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1st Edition

High Risk Diabetic Foot
Treatment and Prevention

ISBN 9781138114159
Published June 7, 2017 by CRC Press
280 Pages 10 Color & 60 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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