Diabetic Foot Syndrome: From Entity To Therapy by Dirk HochlenertDiabetic Foot Syndrome: From Entity To Therapy by Dirk Hochlenert

Diabetic Foot Syndrome: From Entity To Therapy

byDirk Hochlenert, Gerald Engels, Stephan Morbach

Hardcover | September 18, 2018

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This book provides a clear and integrated guide to the diagnostic pathways and therapeutic options available for the treatment of diabetic foot syndrome. The link between the location of the lesion and its potential causes are discussed in relation to its diagnosis, biomechanics, treatment and prognosis. Chapters covering interdigital lesions, the lateral side of the foot, torsion of the hallux, and the charcot foot are included.

Diabetic Foot Syndrome: From Entity to Therapyaims to facilitate interdisciplinary understanding and is relevant to endocrinologists, as well as vascular and orthopedic surgeons.

Dr. Dirk Hochlenert is specialist in Internal Medicine and Diabetology in an outpatient clinic in Cologne. He organises and conducts postgraduate medical training courses for the treatment of DFS. He manages networks for the treatment of DFS in several regions and organises the DFS-Register.Dr. med. Gerald Engels is Consultant Surgeon ...
Title:Diabetic Foot Syndrome: From Entity To TherapyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:386 pagesPublished:September 18, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319920545

ISBN - 13:9783319920542


Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. The Foot as a Marvel.- 3. Diagnostic Pathways.- 4. Therapeutic Pathways: Conditions.- 5 Entities - A System of Diabetic Foot Ulcers.- 6. Tips of the Toes (1 - 2).- 7. Torsion of the Hallux (3).- 8. Hallux Valgus (4).- 9. Hallux: Plantar IP Joint (5).- 10. Nail bed lesions (6).- 11. Dorsum of the IP Joints (7 - 8).- 12. Interdigital Lesions (9).- 13. The Lateral Side of the Foot (10 - 12).- 14. Plantar MTHs (13 - 14).- 15. The Malleoli (15 - 16).- 16. The Heel (17 - 18).- 17. Atypical Areas (19 - 22).- 18. Transition to the Lower Leg.- 19. External Offloading and Immobilisation.- 20. Internal Offloading.- 21. Fundamentals of Local Treatment.- 22. The Charcot Foot.- 23. Organisation of an Outpatient Clinic.- 24. Organisation of Shared Care.- 25. Service.