The diabetic foot: a global threat and a huge challenge for Greece.

@article{Papanas2009TheDF,
  title={The diabetic foot: a global threat and a huge challenge for Greece.},
  author={Nikolaos Papanas and Efstratios S Maltezos},
  journal={Hippokratia},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={199-204}
}
The diabetic foot continues to be a major cause of morbidity, posing a global threat. Substantial progress has been now accomplished in the treatment of foot lesions, but further improvement is required. Treatment options may be classified into established measures (revascularisation, casting and debridement) and new modalities. All therapeutic measures should be provided by specialised dedicated multidisciplinary foot clinics. In particular, the diabetic foot is a huge challenge for Greece… CONTINUE READING

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