Steffen Schirmer

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INTRODUCTION Diabetic foot ulcers occur in approximately 2,5% of patients suffering from diabetes and may lead to major infections and amputation. Such ulcers are responsible for a prolonged period of hospitalization and co- morbidities caused by infected diabetic foot ulcers. Small, superficial ulcers can be treated by special conservative means. However,(More)
A series of 14 334 cases with lumbar nerve root compression demonstrated between 1993 and 1998 a growing number of operations in elderly patients. In order to assess the treatment results in this patient group the authors evaluated the retrospective multicenter data and performed a prospective clinical study up to 24 months postoperatively in 44 patients of(More)
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