Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 12th, 2006
According to recent research from Germany, "There are numerous factors resulting in tissue damage and foot ulcers in diabetic patients. Critical ischemia should be routinely excluded and an examination of the limb perfusion must be done in all cases with clinical suspicion of reduced perfusion."
"Pedal bypass grafting procedures in combination with flap plasty techniques achieve good results in patients with nonhealing diabetic ulcers. Timing of the procedure is essential to avoid progression of...
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