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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27083507/comparison-of-removable-and-irremovable-walking-boot-to-total-contact-casting-in-offloading-the-neuropathic-diabetic-foot-ulceration
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Alberto Piaggesi, Chiara Goretti, Elisabetta Iacopi, Giacomo Clerici, Fabio Romagnoli, Fabrizia Toscanella, Cristiana Vermigli
BACKGROUND: Despite its efficacy in healing neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), total contact cast (TCC) is often underused because of technical limitations and poor patient acceptance. We compared TCC to irremovable and removable commercially available walking boots for DFU offloading. METHODS: We prospectively studied 60 patients with DFUs, randomly assigned to 3 different offloading modalities: TCC (group A), walking boot rendered irremovable (i-RWD; group B), and removable walking boot (RWD; group C)...
August 2016: Foot & Ankle International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26332424/iwgdf-guidance-on-the-diagnosis-prognosis-and-management-of-peripheral-artery-disease-in-patients-with-foot-ulcers-in-diabetes
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R J Hinchliffe, J R W Brownrigg, J Apelqvist, E J Boyko, R Fitridge, J L Mills, J Reekers, C P Shearman, R E Zierler, N C Schaper
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: Diabetes/metabolism Research and Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26429612/a-mobile-health-service-to-manage-diabetic-foot-in-homeless-patients
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Marco Matteoli, Claudia Scaringi, Paola Carella, Luca Fruttaldo, Ulrico Angeloni, Massimo Laurenza
BACKGROUND: Homeless people live in poverty, with limited access to public health services. They are likely to experience chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes mellitus; however, they do not always receive the necessary services to prevent complications. This study was designed to determine the effectiveness of a volunteer health service outreach to reduce disparity in diabetic foot care for homeless people. METHODS: The research was conducted on 21 patients with diabetic ulcers of 930 homeless people visited between 2008 and 2013...
September 2015: Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24412085/-real-angiosome-assessment-from-peripheral-tissue-perfusion-using-tissue-oxygen-saturation-foot-mapping-in-patients-with-critical-limb-ischemia
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Y Kagaya, N Ohura, H Suga, H Eto, A Takushima, K Harii
OBJECTIVES: The "tissue oxygen saturation (StO2) foot-mapping" method was developed using a non-invasive near-infrared tissue oximeter monitor to classify the foot regions as ischemic and non-ischemic areas. The purpose of this study was to evaluate StO2 foot-mapping as a reliable method to detect ischemic areas in the feet of patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI), and to compare the results with assessments from the angiosome model. METHODS: The foot areas of 20 CLI patients and 20 healthy controls were classified into four regions: (1) 0 ≤ StO2 < 30%, (2) 30 ≤ StO2 < 50%, (3) 50 ≤ StO2 < 70%, and (4) 70 ≤ StO2 ≤ 100% to perform StO2 foot-mapping...
April 2014: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
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