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Luni, 16 Ianuarie 2012 11:11

Infrared Imaging of the Diabetic Foot

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Dr. Gheorghe Serbu, MDRomanian Society of Thermography ABSTRACTCirculatory changes (angiopathy, microangiopathy, and neuropathy induced angiopathy) play an important role in the pathogenesis of the diabetic foot. They are responsible for subtle skin temperature changes, which can be detected using infrared thermography.  Thermography is used in detecting osteomyelitis that complicates the ulcerated diabetic foot, and also in determining the amputation line and the viability of the cutaneous skin flap.  The authors present the…