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Blindness and charcot foot surgery

Discussion in 'Diabetic Foot & Wound Management' started by pahomovigor, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. pahomovigor

    pahomovigor Member


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    Dear Collegues! Give me a favour helping to solve a question: do yoing blind diabetic patients need foot surgery, suffering from cold Sharco inappropriate foot deformation?
    Thank youin advance. Pahomov igor.
     
  2. DrPod

    DrPod Active Member

    Blindness should not be a contraindication - if they need surgery, they need surgery.
     
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  4. John Spina

    John Spina Active Member

    As far as I know blindness is not a contraindication for surgery.In fact,a Charcot foot probably should be operated on to remove bony prominences or pressure points.
     
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