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Increasing incidence of Gram-negative organisms in bacterial agents isolated from diabetic foot ulcers.
INTRODUCTION In the present study, we sought to identify the bacterial organisms associated with diabetic foot infections (DFIs) and their antibiotic sensitivity profiles. METHODOLOGY WeExpand
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The implications of the presence of osteomyelitis on outcomes of infected diabetic foot wounds
Abstract Aim: To assess the effect of the presence of osteomyelitis in patients with a diabetic foot infection. Methods: We reviewed the records of diabetic patients hospitalized at our medicalExpand
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The microbiologic profile of diabetic foot infections in Turkey: a 20-year systematic review
The causative pathogens in diabetic foot infections differ in studies of European compared with Asian populations. The purpose of this study was to determine the causative microorganisms and theirExpand
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How reliable are cultures of specimens from superficial swabs compared with those of deep tissue in patients with diabetic foot ulcers?
PURPOSE To assess the reliability of cultures of superficial swabs (SS) by comparing them with cultures of concomitantly obtained deep tissue (DT) specimens in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. Expand
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Causative pathogens and antibiotic resistance in diabetic foot infections: A prospective multi-center study.
AIM Clinical practice guidelines for the management of diabetic foot infections developed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) are commonly used worldwide. The issue of whether or notExpand
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There may be a role for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in transient osteoporosis of the hip.
Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare clinical condition with usually an unknown aetiology and which typically develops in middle-aged men, or in women in the third trimester of theirExpand
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Topical Oxygen for Chronic Wounds: A PRO/CON Debate.
The role of oxygen in wound healing is universally accepted and does not require any further evidence; however the controversy as to whether oxygen delivery systems have the potential to improveExpand
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Paranasal sinus mucosal hypertrophy in experienced divers.
INTRODUCTION Due to the increasing popularity in recreational diving long-term health consequences of this sport have aroused interest in the diving community. Although not as important as dysbaricExpand
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Can Henna Prevent Ulceration in Diabetic Feet at High Risk?
Diabetic foot infections are one of the most dreadful and costly complications of diabetes. Efforts have recently focused on preventive measures. The balance of moisture in the neuropathic foot isExpand
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