Overview on diabetic foot: a dangerous, but still orphan, disease

@inproceedings{Paola2015OverviewOD,
  title={Overview on diabetic foot: a dangerous, but still orphan, disease},
  author={Luca Dalla Paola and Anna Carone and Lucian Vasilache and Marco Pattavina},
  year={2015}
}
Diabetic foot disease is a major health problem that concerns 15% of the 200 million patients with diabetes worldwide. More than 60% of non-traumatic amputations in the western world are performed in the diabetic population. Many patients who undergo an amputation have a history of ulceration. Treatment of foot complications is one of the main items of consumption of economic and health resources in diabetic patients. Over recent years, knowledge about the physiopathological pathways of this… CONTINUE READING
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