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Charcot
By Patrick R. Burns, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS
Given the challenges of surgical reconstruction for midfoot Charcot neuroarthropathy, this author emphasizes the benefits and flexibility of the plantar approach, sharing step-by-step insights on…
Amputations
Excellent work published by colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine’s Save the Extremity program (STEP) suggests that the distance a patient must travel to seek care may influence hospital choice.1…
Amputation Risk
By David Swain, DPM
Multiple studies link sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors, the newest class of medications for treating diabetes, with a possible increase in lower extremity amputations.1-8 The exact…
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