CLINICAL STUDY OF DIABETIC FOOT WITH DIFFERENT TREATMENT MODALITIES AT MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL BIKANER, RAJASTHAN.
Keywords:Diabetes, foot ulcers, neuropathy
Introduction: Diabetic foot is complex, chronic wounds, which have a major long-term impact on the morbidity, mortality and quality of patients’ lives.
Material and Method: Hospital based prospective study. 50 patients reporting to the Surgery dept. within study duration and eligible as per inclusion criteria will be included in the study.
Results: Maximum 30% patients were treated through debridement of Diabetic foot whereas 20% patients received Slough Excision, Dressing & Skin graft and Toe Amputation as treatment modality. 18% patients were treated by I&D. amputation was the least used treatment modality.
Conclusion: Diabetes Mellitus is a lifelong disease and diabetic foot complications can be life threatening, physically incapacitating, costly to treat and result in extensive morbidity.
Keywords: Diabetes, foot ulcers, neuropathy.
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