ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Assessment of surgical complications and management of diabetic foot

    Dr. Bhupendraa Prrasad
    JCDR. 2023: 135-138


    Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas don’t produce enough insulin or when body cannot effectively use the insulin when it produces. The present study was conducted to assess surgical complications and management of diabetic foot. Materials & Methods: 90 diabetes patients of both genders were included. Patients with diabetic ulcer foot were treated with conservative treatment, split skin graftingand amputation. Results: Out of 90 patients, males were 50 and females were 40. Ulcer was seen in 45, gangrene in 30 and cellulitis in 15 patients. Bacteria isolated was staph aureus in 42, anaerobic cocci in 30, streptococci in 5, Proteus in 12, gram negative organisms in 6 and Klebsiella in 5 cases. Conclusion: Bacteria isolated was staph aureus, anaerobic cocci, streptococci, Proteus, gram negative organisms and Klebsiella. Management done was debridement, split skin grafting, amputation of toes and transmetatarsal amputation


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