n South African Journal of Surgery - Surgical Research Society Congress, 25 - 26 July 2002, East London : abstracts
|Article Title||Surgical Research Society Congress, 25 - 26 July 2002, East London : abstracts|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Publication Date||Feb 2004|
|Pages||20 - 31|
Extracted from text ... Abstracts SAJS 20 VOL 42, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2004 SAJS CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE CHARCOT FOOT IN DIABETIC PATIENTS, REGARDING THE ARCHITECTURAL AND NEUROVASCULAR IMPAIRMENT Heerden-Van HM, Durand MC Department of Surgery, University of Pretoria Goal: To investigate the pathology of the Charcot foot in a diabetic patient, specifically the anatomical, neurological and vascular changes. Method: All the patients in the Diabetic Foot clinic were investigated prospectively (1997 - 2001). One hundred and eighty diabetic patients were compared to sixteen Charcot feet in diabetic patients. A neurovascular examination was done, and a footprint was taken with a Podotract. In the cases were both the posterior tibial artery and a. dorsalis pedis were absent, a Doppler ..
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