The Pirogoff Amputation for Necrosis of the Forefoot
- Identification of Risk Factors Associated With Diabetic LEU's. Toney, Patris // Podiatry Management;Jan2009, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p161
The article discusses the identified risk factors associated with the development of diabetic lower extremity ulcerations (LEU) along with data correlating relevance to the formation of LEU. These include hyperglycemia linked to 60% of nontraumatic amputations, peripheral neuropathy seen in...
- An Analysis of Risk Factors Associated with Failure of Below Knee Amputations. Yip, Vincent; Teo, Nee; Johnstone, Robert; Robertson, Andrew; Robertson, John; Welch, George; Kettlewell, Stephen // World Journal of Surgery;Jun2006, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p1081
Background: Below knee amputation (BKA) is often required in patients with critical limb ischemia. When such a procedure fails, an above knee revision (AKA) is required. This can cause further complications in this group of patients, who already have a high incidence of medical co-morbidities....
- Kids take off RUNNING in prosthetic feet. Ames, Benjamin B. // Design News;6/17/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p83
Presents information on the prosthetic foot designed by College Park Industries Inc. for children. Details of the Tru-Per prosthetic feet made by College Park; Challenges in designing the prosthetic feet; Causes of feet amputations; Information on the partnership of College Park with prosthetists.
- The Diabetic Foot. Levin, Marvin E. // Angiology;Jun1980, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p375
Diabetic foot problems are common and result in multiple and prolonged hospitalizations, which often lead to amputation. While peripheral vascular disease and neuropathy are not totally preventable with current forms of therapy, many of the foot lesions resulting from these complications can be...
- The influence of push-off timing in a robotic ankle-foot prosthesis on the energetics and mechanics of walking. Malcolm, Philippe; Quesada, Roberto E.; Caputo, Joshua M.; Collins, Steven H. // Journal of NeuroEngineering & Rehabilitation (JNER);2015, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Background: Robotic ankle-foot prostheses that provide net positive push-off work can reduce the metabolic rate of walking for individuals with amputation, but benefits might be sensitive to push-off timing. Simple walking models suggest that preemptive push-off reduces center-of-mass work,...
- The Pirogoff Amputation for Necrosis of the Forefoot. Langeveld, A. R. J.; Meuffels, D. E.; Oostenbroek, R. J.; Hoedt, M. T. C . // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;3/16/2011 Supplement, Vol. 93-A, p21
The article discusses the application of Pirogoff amputation as a surgical technique for necrosis of the forefoot. It explores several procedures in conducting the surgical technique, which include identifying anesthetic considerations, osteotomy of the distal part of the tibia and the lateral...
- Endurance and strength training have different benefits for people with peripheral arterial disease, but both improve quality of life. Gupta, Sandeep // Australian Journal of Physiotherapy;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p63
Question: Do treadmill training and resistance training improve the functional performance of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)? Design: Randomised, controlled trial with blinded outcome assessment and stratification for symptoms of intermittent claudication (IC). Setting: Tertiary...
- Vascular Diseases Quiz - Case 30. Asaloumidis, N.; Christophorou, P.; Kotsis, T. // Archives of Hellenic Medicine / Arheia Ellenikes Iatrikes;Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p669
A quiz is presented on the case of a 21-year woman with cyanotic hands and necrosis of finger tissues which developed after walking in the mountains through the snow.
- Dateline Washington. Coorsh, Richard // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec95, Vol. 78 Issue 12, p6
States that foot amputations which take place yearly can be prevented with a $10 device. Statistics; Federal health experts' suggestions; Selection of footwear.