Case Studies in Diabetic Foot

Case Studies in Diabetic Foot

By: Ghanshyam Goyal (author)Hardback

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Diabetes can limit blood supply to the feet resulting in loss of feeling, which means foot injuries do not heal well and may go unnoticed. People with diabetes are 15 times more likely to have a limb amputated due to gangrene (NHS Choices). Presented as case studies, this book is a practical guide to the diabetic foot, with a focus on the different types and stages of diabetic foot disease and clinical management. Divided into nine sections, the book begins with in depth coverage of diagnostic tools. Each of the following sections discusses the treatment of different diabetic foot disorders, from simple cures to more aggressive and advanced modalities to avoid amputations. Key points Practical guide to diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot presented as case studies Focus on different types and stages of diabetic foot disease and clinical management Covers simple cures and more advanced modalities to avoid amputations Includes more than 430 images and illustrations

About Author

Ghanshyam Goyal MD Head of Department of Diabetology, ILS Hospitals and SVS Marwari Hospital, West Bengal, Kolkata, India


Section 1: Diagnostic Tools Chapter 1: Semmes-Weinstein monofilament Chapter 2: Biothesiometer (VPT) Chapter 3: Ankle brachial pressure index or ankle brachial index Chapter 4: Infrared thermometer 9 Chapter 5: Transcutaneous oxygen pressure (TcPO2) Section 2: Treatment Modalities Chapter 6: Callus shaving Chapter 7: Samadhan system of offloading Chapter 8: Standard total contact cast (TCC) Chapter 9: Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) or vacuum assisted closure (VAC) Section 3: Neuropathic Unilateral Chapter 10: Great toe Chapter 11: Metatarsal head Chapter 12: Midfoot Chapter 13: Heel Section 4: Neuropathic Bilateral Chapter 15: Great toe Chapter 16: Metatarsal head Chapter 17: Heel Chapter 18: Other location Section 5: Ischemic Cases Chapter 19: Intervention (PTA /pedal bypass) or conservative management Section 6: Osteomyelitis Chapter 20: Medical management of osteomyelitis Chapter 21: Surgical management of osteomyelitis Section 7: Charcot's Foot Chapter 22: Unilateral, bilateral, and Charcot's foot in renal diseases (CKD) Section 8: Infected Diabetic Foot Chapter 23: Mild, moderate, and severe infections Section 9: Renal Foot Chapter 24: Neuropathic renal foot

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789351523734
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9789351523734
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 935152373X

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