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Management of diabetic foot ulcer & atherosclerosis using tibial transverse bone lengthening technique; Bangladesh experience


MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology
Bari MM,Choudhury Quayyum MKIIslam Shahidul,Ashraf Mohammad Tanvir,Bari AM Shayan R5

Abstract

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are chronic skin ulcers associated with deep tissue destruction around the foot and ankle region with varying degrees of lower extremity vasculopathy and neuropathy. Diabetic foot ulcer is associated with a high rate of morbidity, disability, mortality and psycho-social cost.

Keywords

DFU, TTT, Osteotomy, ulcer, gangrene

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