Plantar pressures are higher in diabetic patients following partial foot amputation.

@article{Armstrong1998PlantarPA,
  title={Plantar pressures are higher in diabetic patients following partial foot amputation.},
  author={David G Armstrong and Lawrence Alfred Lavery},
  journal={Ostomy/wound management},
  year={1998},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          30-2, 34, 36 passim
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to compare peak plantar pressure in diabetic patients with and without foot-level amputation. This project was conducted as a case-control study. We enrolled 27 cases and 150 controls diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. Cases were defined as patients with a history of forefoot-level amputation (digit or ray amputations distal to the tarsometatarsal joint) secondary to an infected forefoot wound. Controls were defined as subjects that had never had a foot ulceration… CONTINUE READING

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