Amputation Surgery in Diabetic Patients

Amputation Surgery in Diabetic Patients
Amputation Surgery in Diabetic Patients

Jun 28 2023 | 00:15:50

Episode 65 June 28, 2023 00:15:50

Hosted By

Mohit Bhandari, MD Marc Swiontkowski, MD

Show Notes

In this episode, Marc and Mo discuss the topic of amputation surgery in diabetic patients, with a specific focus on the risk factors for failure following transmetatarsal amputation, the challenges to performing RCTs in this area of orthopaedics, and the need for collaborative multidisciplinary/multi-institutional consortia focused on this important topic. 



  • Ron I, Kyin C, Peskin B, Ghrayeb N, Norman D, Ben-Kiki T, Shapira J. Risk Factors for a Failed Transmetatarsal Amputation in Patients with Diabetes. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2023 May 3;105(9):651-658. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.22.00718. Epub 2023 Mar 21. PMID: 36943915. 




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