Veronika Wosková

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The aim of the study was the comparison of a simple standardized noninvasive examination of neuropathy and angiopathy with routine diagnostic practice in community diabetes clinics for the identification of patients at risk of foot ulceration. Consecutive patients (n=322), aged 30 years and more, with a diabetes duration of more than 5 years, were examined(More)
UNLABELLED The aim of our case-control study was to compare selected psychological and social characteristics between diabetic patients with and without the DF (controls). METHODS 104 patients with and 48 without DF were included into our study. Both study groups were compared in terms of selected psychosocial characteristics. RESULTS Compared to(More)
The aim of our study was to analyse immune abnormalities in patients with chronic infected diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) especially those infected by resistant microorganisms. Methods. 68 patients treated in our foot clinic for infected chronic DFUs with 34 matched diabetic controls were studied. Patients with infected DFUs were subdivided into two subgroups(More)
In diabetic patients with ischaemia of the lower extremities and mediocalcinosis the diagnosis of ischaemia is still difficult. One of the methods which give an objective idea of the microcirculation is transcutaneous oximetry. In the submitted paper the authors explain the principle and problems of assessment with recommendations for the practical(More)
INTRODUCTION One of the most serious complications of the diabetic foot (DF) is a major amputation, which is associated with poor patient prognosis. The occurrence of major amputations may be influenced by a variety of factors including deep infection caused by resistant pathogens.The aims of our study were to compare the incidence of major amputations in(More)
UNLABELLED Adequate stabilization and off-loading of the lower limb is an integral part of postoperative care for patients with the diabetic foot. Off-loading can accelerate the healing process and reduce the number of complications and reoperations. The newly introduced method of the performance of removable contact splints (modified contact removable(More)
As part of screening focused on the incidence and risk of the diabetic foot syndrome in patients in a model area the authors compared values of different parameters of non-invasive examination methods of angiopathy and neuropathy in patients with diabetic foot and in diabetic patients without diabetic foot. They compared the data with normal clinical(More)
The aim of our study was to analyse inherited thrombotic disorders that influence the long-term outcome of PTA. Methods. Diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) treated by PTA in our centre between 2008 and 2011 were included in the study. Patients were divided into unsuccessful PTA group (75 patients), successful PTA group (58 patients),(More)
1 Diabetes Center, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Videnska 1958, 140 21 Prague 4, Czech Republic 2 Department of Social Work, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 116 42 Prague, Czech Republic 3 Diabetes Unit, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby DU22 3NE, UK 4Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research, Dr. William M. Scholl(More)