Imaging, surgical techniques may advance treatment of the diabetic foot

BARCELONA, Spain — The usual practices of orthopedic surgeons to manage the diabetic foot, including taking a team approach to this condition, have not changed but imaging and new technology and surgical approaches are playing a greater role in helping patients with a diabetic or Charcot foot joint recover, according to a presentation by Önder IKilicoglu, MD, at the EFORT Annual Congress.


“This is the real trend: The percent of diabetic patients is increasing in the Mediterranean area,” Kilicoglu, a professor at Istanbul University, said … read more