Volume 24 - Issue 3 - March 2011

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How To Address Post-Op Infections In Patients With Diabetes

Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM, AACFAS | 14346 reads | 1 comments

Given the elevated risk of surgical site infections in patients with diabetes, increased vigilance is crucial. This author discusses risk factors that can lead to post-op infections, keys to diagnosis and pertinent pearls on effective treatment.

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Emerging Concepts In Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD, FACFAS | 18421 reads | 2 comments

Continued research in the arena of diabetic foot ulcers has led to a greater understanding of the etiologies of these wounds as well as the mechanisms of healing. With this in mind, this author raises questions on wound debridement, weighs in on the impact of quorum sensing and offers insights on the roles of allografts and advanced biologic therapies.