@KeckMedUSC David G. Armstrong Provides Keynote at 40th Diabetes Association Symposium in Taipei

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC) became the first podiatric surgeon to provide a Plenary Address to the Diabetes Association of the Republic of China last week in Taipei. The program, which featured […]

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Endovascular first for every diabetic heel wound? Not so fast…

Terrific work from our long-time friends and colleagues from Lund. Enjoy! Abstract Background: Heel ulcers in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are hard to heal. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the difference in amputation-free survival (AFS) between open and endovascular revascularization in patients with DM, PAD, […]

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@USC’s Armstrong Keynotes 10th Abu Dhabi Wound Healing Symposium

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at University of Southern California delivered the “State of The Art” Keynote address at the 10th Annual Abu Dhabi Wound Care Conference held in the United Arab Emirates this past weekend. The lecture, entitled “Offloading the Diabetic Foot: 30 […]

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#TheInnovators Lecture featuring Professor Francisco Valero: The Magic of Multidisciplinarity @USCViterbi @KeckMedUSC @USC

Our friend and world renowned roboticist Professor Francisco Valero of USC Viterbi joins #TheInnovators series to talk about getting out of our comfort zones as we have engineers, physicians, surgeons and nurses come together to make a difference. Here’s to that!

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66,000 deaths per year: putting pressure on pressure ulcers @KeckMedUSC @NPUAP @SchaefferCenter #TheInnovators

#TheInnovators Series continues with our good friend William V. Padula of @USC’s Schaefer Center for Public Policy. How can 66,000 deaths be prevented per year (more than traffic accidents, incidentally)? Through a lot of little things and sustained pressure. Here’s to innovating our way forward!

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