Has “modding” ones body finally hit the mainstream? Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin

Has the day finally arrived? Perhaps soon, this will occur in the equivalent of a tattoo parlor or an electronics store! via Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin : NPR

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Mining Big Data Shows Podiatry’s Massive Effect on University Health Systems and Limb Preservation @UMich #ToeandFlow #ActAgainstAmputation

This great work from our SALSAmigos at University of Michigan. In short: implementation of Podiatry in a University Health System cut amputation rates in half, doubled preventative surgical procedures and shifted care from inpatient to outpatient. AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: Diabetes foot complications remain very prevalent in US and worldwide, and a major risk for devastating amputations. We […]

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SALSA @USC’s Armstrong Keynotes Record-Breaking Physical Medicine Congress in Santiago, Chile

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California was the featured speaker at the sold-out fifteenth Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Santiago, Chile, this past weekend. “To have Professor Armstrong here is important for us.” […]

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Attending the Chilean National Congress on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (or not)? Here are your lectures! #ActAgainstAmputation #ToeandFlow @apma

Here are the lectures for the Chilean Congress on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where we take a look into the future of limb preservation and wearables/sensors, worldwide. Lecture 1: The Diabetic Foot: The Global State of Play (with old and new technologies) Lecture 2: Reconstructive Diabetic Foot Surgery: A Philosophy Lecture 3:   Also: As […]

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DFCon18 Honors Lavery, Welcomes Next Generation to DFCon19 in Los Angeles

The International Diabetic Foot Conference, better known as DFCon, celebrated its 18th year with speakers from the world’s top academic institutions as well as a renewed focus on the next generation of men and women working in limb preservation. “This year’s symposium has had an added sense of purpose”, noted Joseph Mills, Professor of Surgery […]

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SALSA’s Laura Shin is first podiatric surgeon to give plastic surgery research rounds @KeckMedUSC

Laura Shin, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Program Director of Education for the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at Keck Medical Center of USC became the first podiatric surgeon to present to the interdisciplinary research rounds within plastic and reconstructive surgery. “It is a pleasure to have Dr. Shin present her work at today’s […]

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Perhaps wounds (like strokes) can have a penumbra– let’s call it a zone of Harm (after its author)!

via (2) The Harm Scale Analysing wounds requires to have a look at it atĀ five levels, from the molecule up to the social environment of the patient (Smit 2018). To understand events in wounded cells and tissue, it is important to realise that cells and tissues have a range of states related to damage. The […]

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