Grażyna Godyń, Barbara Filipek

Zespół stopy cukrzycowej - patofizjologia, profilaktyka i leczenie

Diabetic foot - pathophysiology, prevention and therapy. The diabetic foot is a significant complication of diabetes mellitus and is one of the major risk factors for amputation. The pathophysiological mechanisms underlying a diabetic foot disease are neuropathy, trauma, deformity, high plantar pressures, and peripheral arterial disease. The article presents the foot disorders and strategies for treatment of diabetic patients with diabetic foot.