Management of diabetic foot ulcer & atherosclerosis using tibial transverse bone lengthening technique; Bangladesh experience
- MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology
Bari MM,1 Choudhury Quayyum MKI2 Islam Shahidul,3 Ashraf Mohammad Tanvir,4 Bari AM Shayan R5
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.
DFU, TTT, Osteotomy, ulcer, gangrene