The amputation prevention initiative.
The Amputation Prevention Initiative is a project conducted jointly by the Massachusetts Public Health Association and the Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Society that seeks to study methods to reduce nontraumatic lower-extremity amputations from diabetes...Read More
A retrospective assessment of partial calcanectomies and factors influencing postoperative course.
Partial calcanectomies are a common procedure for the treatment of chronic heel ulcers. We reviewed 50 cases from patients who had partial calcanectomies to determine what factors, if any, affect the rate of healing. Each case was followed up for 1 to 6 years after surgery....Read More