Category Archive: Charcot

How RANK-L Testing Could Identify Acute Charcot | Podiatry Today

November 16, 2016

How RANK-L Testing Could Identify Acute Charcot Thursday, 11/10/16 | 257 readsDavid G. Armstrong DPM MD PhD  39  4  1 googleplus0 Could a better test for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy be right around the corner? A recent study in the International Journal of Medical Sciences concludes that a test for receptor activator of nuclear factor-kB ligand (RANK-L) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells could be a complementary tool to use as a marker for Charcot.1 The study focused on nine patients with diabetes and researchers found that RANK-L was…

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November 16, 2016

Could a better test for acute Charcot neuroarthropathy be right around the corner?

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Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes : Dermatology News

September 29, 2016

Source: Severe foot pathology predicts death in diabetes : Dermatology News

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Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

September 23, 2016

Data concerning outcomes of Canadian patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) arelimited. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the healing rates and identifythe predictors of poor outcomes following advanced wound care in patients presentingwith DFUs. Source: Outcomes Following Advanced Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Canadian Study – Canadian Journal of Diabetes

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When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot?

March 17, 2015

When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot? | Podiatry Today.

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Complicated Orthopaedic Foot Reconstruction: There’s and App for that!

February 1, 2015

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PeekMed One Orthopedic Surgical Planning Tool Unveiled (VIDEO) by EDITORS on Jan 27, 2015 • 1:16 pm Here’s a new planning tool for orthopedic surgeons preparing for an operation. A startup out of Portugal called PeekMed has just released a software package that allows patients’ own CT scans to be used to plan surgeries in 3D. The PeekMed One software allows users to import templates of implants produced by different companies and to virtually try them on the 3D scans of patient anatomy. The models…

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