Current Concepts In Treating Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis

Author(s): 
William B. Hoffman, BS, Khurram H. Khan, DPM, FAPWCA, and Mark Kosinski, DPM, FIDSA

   The diagnosis and management of lower extremity bone infections in diabetic and non-diabetic patients is on the verge of a breakthrough period, which should eventually result in better treatment outcomes for our patients.

Mr. Hoffman is a fourth-year student at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Khan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Kosinski is a Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Steinberg is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Steinberg is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

For further reading, see “What The Literature Reveals About Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis” in the March 2009 issue of Podiatry Today.

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