Is Scintigraphy a Guideline Method in Determining Amputation Levels in Diabetic Foot?


BAYKAL Y. B. , Yaman E., Burc H., Yorgancigil H. , ATAY T. , YILDIZ M.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.104, no.3, pp.227-232, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.7547/0003-0538-104.3.227
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-232

Abstract

Background: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the potential use of a 3-phase bone scintigraphy method to determine the level of amputation on treatment cost, morbidity and mortality, reamputation rates, and the duration of hospitalization in diabetic foot.