Is Limb Salvage Practical In Patients With Diabetes And Renal Failure?

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Here one can see a renal failure patient with a problematic lateral foot wound. Note the nonviable tissue and dehiscence.
Is Limb Salvage Practical In Patients With Diabetes And Renal Failure?
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By Jessica Kaylor, BA, and John S. Steinberg, DPM

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