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Researchers have identified factors that can predict the success or failure of post-amputation limb salvage for diabetic foot patients, according to results published in BMC Surgery.The study evaluated 154 patients who underwent limb salvage surgery for distal diabetic foot gangrene. Patients were categorized into two groups identified by primary success of limb salvage or failure to heal after

Source: Predictors identified for successful limb salvage surgery in diabetic foot patients

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PV Mayer

Dr. Perry Mayer is the Medical Director of The Mayer Institute (TMI), a center of excellence in the treatment of the diabetic foot. He received his undergraduate degree from Queen’s University, Kingston and medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

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