1st Edition

High Risk Diabetic Foot Treatment and Prevention

Edited By Lawrence A. Lavery, Edgar J G. Peters, Ruth Bush Copyright 2010
    280 Pages 10 Color & 60 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    280 Pages 10 Color & 60 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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

    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


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