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It Takes Roots to Save Limbs

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David Armstrong

on 16 April 2014

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Transcript of It Takes Roots to Save Limbs

outcomes of Toe & Flow
It Takes Roots to Save Limbs: Lessons Learned at SALSA
Prevention
How do we build a team
Toe
The roots of the problem
It has high mortality
Joseph L Mills, MD
David G Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
Luke X Zhan, MD/PhD
Diabetes
Neuropathy
Ulceration
Infection
Ischemia
Flow
Increase in class associated with higher risk of :

infection
re-ulceration
amputation
high-level amputation

Armstrong et al, Diabetic Med, 2003
Armstrong, et al, Int Wound J., 2006
Diabetic foot ulcer = Cancer ?
Diabetic foot ulcer is common
It is costly
Why is diabetic foot an important health issue?
Resvascularization prolongs life and improves healing
Flow
Toe
Diabetes is diagnosed once
every 17 seconds

70% of the lower extremity amputation
in the world are associated with diabetes

Every 20 seconds
, somewhere in the world, a lower extremity is amputated in a patient with diabetes
Diabetic foot ulcer infection: most common reason for hospital admission

Infection: ulcer ratio = 0.56

DFU: 18.9 billion $

1 in 5 leads to lower extremity amputation

Amputation: 11.7 billion $
How to save a limb?
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