Vineet Kumar

Department of General Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, India

  • Research Article   
    Prospective Observational Study to Note the Clinical Outcomes and Explore Prognostic Factors Related to Ulcer Healing in Patients with Diabetic Foot
    Author(s): Madhuri Jain*, Ranjeet Kamble and Vineet Kumar

    The study nearly 415 million people globally have diabetes, with 75 % living in low and middle income countries. In India, about 70 million people have diabetes and the number is projected to rise to 125 million by 2040. The aim of this study is to analyses various factors affecting wound healing in diabetic foot patients like glycaemic control (HbA1c), nutritional status and peripheral vascular disease. We also evaluated the disease load, the morbidity associated with diabetic foot in the form of amputations and also mortality. This study also examined the traditional and novel therapies like negative pressure wound therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, various dressings to expedite wound healing. Our study was performed at a tertiary care hospital where 200 inpatients having infected diabetic foot were studied. The outcomes of traditional surgical techniques over recent modalities wer.. View More»

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