The Use of Point-of Care Bacterial Autofluorescence Imaging in the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial #Diagnostics #Theragnostics

Important work from our SALSAmigos in Leeds. We see a slow and steady march toward companion diagnostics for our patients. Here we see fluorescence-guided debridement as an example of this. OBJECTIVE To estimate comparative healing rates and decision-making associated with the use of bacterial autofluorescence imaging in the management of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). RESEARCH... Continue Reading →

The microbiology of diabetic foot infections: a meta-analysis

The microbiology of diabetic foot infections: a meta-analysisExcellent work from MacDonald and coworkers from Edinburgh. The microbiology of diabetic foot infections: a meta-analysis Background: Diabetic foot ulcers are a common complication of poorly controlled diabetes and often become infected, termed diabetic foot infection. There have been numerous studies of the microbiology of diabetic foot infec-... Continue Reading →

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