Mobility advice to prevent #DiabeticFoot reulceration in remission

Great work and terrific advice from Wash U’s Mike Mueller Mobility advice to help prevent re‐ulceration Abstract Clinicians and patients face a dilemma in understanding how best to resume walking after a healed diabetic neuropathic ulcer. The objectives of this brief review are to: provide context for the patient’s health and mobility status; propose 5 […]

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Study: The effect of needle tenotomy on hammer, mallet and claw toe deformities in patients with diabetes #DiabeticFoot

Excellent work from our long-time SALSAmigos from the Steno Diabetes Center in Copenhagen. The effect of needle tenotomy on hammer, mallet and claw toe deformities in patients with diabetes, a retrospective study Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate outcomes of needle tenotomies as a treatment option for hammer, mallet and claw toes […]

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@USC Professor David G. Armstrong Awarded the Raine 2019 Visiting Professorship Medal at University of Western Australia, Perth

In a ceremony following Graduation at Perth’s University of Western Australia today, David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of University of Southern California’s Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) was awarded the Raine Foundation’s 2019 Visiting Professorship by UWA’s Vice Chancellor for Research, Prof. Tim Colmer. The award is intended to foster long-term […]

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Adjunctive Rifampin for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis Appears to Increase Amputation-Free Survival #ActAgainstAmputation @BradSpellberg @USC @KeckMedUSC

Important initial work from Wilson and coworkers (including our friend and colleague Brad Spellberg) suggests that adjunctive rifampin may lead to more amputation-free survival in US Veterans with diabetic foot osteomyelitis. While more work is necessary to confirm or refute these data, it bears another look for all of us! Key Points: Question  What are the […]

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Preventing foot ulceration in diabetes: systematic review and meta-analyses of RCT data #DiabeticFoot #Remission #ActAgainstAmputation @Diabetologia

Strong work from Fay Crawford and team! Aims/hypothesis Foot ulceration is a serious complication for people with diabetes that results in high levels of morbidity for individuals and significant costs for health and social care systems. Nineteen systematic reviews of preventative interventions have been published, but none provides a reliable numerical summary of treatment effects. […]

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Team + Technology + Tenacity = Hope to #ActAgainstAmputatio n in Diabetes @ConversationUS @APMA #ToeFlowandGo @VascularSVS @USC @KeckMedUSC @USC_Vascular

Diabetic foot wounds kill millions, but high-tech solutions and teamwork are making a difference David G. Armstrong, University of Southern California What if someone told you that there’s a disease you could catch where you couldn’t feel any symptoms coming on? And that this occurs every 1.2 seconds somewhere in the world? What if you […]

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@USC Professor and Podiatric Surgeon David G. Armstrong appointed to Rancho Research Institute Board of Directors @KeckMedUSC @USC_Vascular @APMA

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at University of Southern California (USC) was unanimously appointed to the Board of Directors to the Rancho Research Institute (RRI). The RRI is a world-renowned program at the National Rehabilitation Center at Rancho Los Amigos in Los Angeles dedicated […]

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