Prediction of wound healing after minor amputations of the diabetic foot.

@article{Caruana2015PredictionOW,
  title={Prediction of wound healing after minor amputations of the diabetic foot.},
  author={Luana Caruana and Cynthia Formosa and Kevin Cassar},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={834-7}
}
AIM To identify any significant differences in physiological test results between healing and non healing amputation sites. METHODS A single center prospective non-experimental study design was conducted on fifty subjects living with type 2 diabetes and requiring a forefoot or toe amputation. Subjects underwent non-invasive physiological testing preoperatively. These included assessment of pedal pulses, preoperative arterial spectral waveforms at the ankle, absolute toe pressures, toe… CONTINUE READING
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