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Healing an Open TMA Wound with Split-Thickness Skin Grafting

Adam L. Isaac, DPM, FACFAS and Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, MS

In a case study of a patient with idiopathic progressive neuropathy, gout, bilateral cavus deformities and a 30-year history of tobacco use, these authors discuss the use of split-thickness skin grafting to facilitate healing of a transmetatarsal amputation wound. In...

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Achieving Durable Limb Salvage After Multiple Setbacks for a Patient with Diabetes, ESRD and an Infected DFU

Brent Haverstock, DPM, MCPod, FACFAS, Graeme McFarland, MD, Prasanth Patcha, MD, MEng and Kenneth Unger, DPM, FACFAS

In a case study that illustrates the challenges of healing infected diabetic foot ulcers in patients with multiple comorbidities, these authors discuss pertinent treatment considerations in multidisciplinary care and limb preservation for a high-risk patient. A 49...

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When a Patient Has Multiple Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Osteomyelitis and PAD

Marc Alvarez, DPM, Niral A. Patel, MS and William Wolfe, DPM

Working in concert with vascular surgeons and infectious disease physicians, these podiatrist authors discuss the diagnostic workup, revascularization, antibiotic management and ultimately successful limb salvage in a patient with peripheral arterial disease and...

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