William J Jeffcoate, John Monaghan and Frances L Game

Neuropathy, osteoporosis and vascular calcification - do RANK-L and osteoprotegerin provide the missing link ?


R. Lobmann, M. Motzkau, D. Pittasch, H. Lehnert

Effects of local treatment with a protease-inhibitor on cellular expression of matrix-metalloproteases in diabetic foot lesions


De Simon S, Caselli A, S.Di Carlo, C.Battista, Uccioli L

Skin characteristics at the foot level in diabetic patients with and without neuropathy


S. Zimny, E. Dourmachkina, H. Schatz and M. Pfohl

Frequency of the Factor XIII Val34Leu-Polymorphism in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers


Hampton EC, Edmonds ME

Diabetic foot infections are different in the neuroischaemic foot compared with the neuropathic foot.


Enrico Brocco, Sasa Ninkovic, Sara Balzano, Nadia Aricò and Luca Dalla Paola

Probing to bone test is a sensible and specific tool to make diagnosis of osteomyelitis in diabetic foot ulcerations.


ME Edmonds, AVM Foster

Peripheral Neuropathy May Explain the Distal Distribution of Atherosclerosis in the Diabetic Lower Extremity


RA Phelan, ME Edmonds

Improvement in the transcutaneous oxygen tension by treatment of infection in the ischaemic diabetic foot


Giacomo Clerici MD, E Faglia MD, L Dalla Paola MD, J Clerissi MD L Graziani MD , M Mantero MD, M Caminiti MD, S Ninkovic MD, V Curci MD, A Quarantiello MD, M Gino MD, B. Capiluppi MD, A Morabito Ph D

Peripheral angioplasty as the first choice of revascularization for the limb salvage of the ischemic diabetic foot : results in 1188 consecutive diabetic patients hospitalized from 1999 to 2003


Beckert S, Coerper S

The micro-lightguide O2C for the evaluation of tissue oxygenation and microvascular blood flow in diabetic foot ulcers


V. Urbancic, A. Stefanovska, A. Bernjak, K. Ažman – Juvan, A. Kocijancic

Skin microcirculation in the upper and lower extremities of diabetic patients with and without large vessel disease.


C van Schie, S Ragunathan, S Rithalia and AJM Boulton

Heel blood flow studies using alternating pressure air mattresses in diabetic patients.


MH Nabuurs-Franssen,R Sleegers, W Wijnen, AP Sanders, G Walenkamp , NC Schaper

Total contact casting of the diabetic foot in daily clinical practice: A prospective study


Robert G Frykberg, Carl T. Hayden

Treating Neuropathic Foot Ulcers with a porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa (SIS) Matrix Dressing: A Prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial.


Chipchase SY, Treece KA, Pound Neil, Game FL and Jeffcoate WJ

How often do heel ulcers heal in diabetes ?


Isabelle Got, Nadège Laguerre, Joël Vialaneix, Olivier Ziegler

Severe heel ulcerations in diabetic patients : are there prognostic factors of limb salvage ?


Robert G Frykberg, Carl T. Hayden

Saving the Diabetic Lower Extremity: the role of the Symes’ Amputation


V.T.Krivikhin, R.M.Parhimovich, D.V.Krivikhin, O.S.Troitskaja

Infected ischemic diabetic foot: one more attempt to improve microcirculation


C. Manes, K. Mikoudi, E. Sossidou, G. Pigas, D. Karagianni, D. Skoutas, S. Fotiadis

Evaluation of a new indicator plaster in identifying diabetic patients at risk of foot ulceration


A.M. Whalley, S.M. Thorpe, A.L.Carrington.

The development of a district wide diabetes foot screening service – the Bolton experience.


R. Anichini, , I. Cerretini, G. Meucci, F. Zecchini, D. Fusilli, G. Seghieri, F. Tesi,
L. Alviggi and A. De Bellis.

A disease management project in diabetic foot therapy: results of a 4-year implementation


I. Marolt, V. Kosmina Novak, M. Mesec Staut, Gorazd Staut

Dynamics of foot pathology in newly diagnosed diabetic patients – a four year follow up study.


Virginia M Bower

Determining the Validity, Reliability, and Predictive Value of the ‘Basic Foot Screening Checklist’ — A Primary Care Screening Tool for Identifying Foot-Ulcer Risk in People with Diabetes.


Kanade RV, Price PE, Harding KG, van Deursen RWM

Functional outcome in people with trans-tibial amputations related to diabetes


NL Petrova, AVM Foster, ME Edmonds

Is the predisposition to Charcot osteoarthropathy different in type 1 and type 2 diabetes?


NL Petrova, AVM Foster, ME Edmonds

Is there a reduction of bone density at the early stage of the hot swollen foot or does bone density fall only when radiological changes of Charcot osteoarthropathy develop?


Ulyanova I., Tokmakova A., Arbusova M., Dedov I.

Bone changes in patients with diabetic foot syndrome.


Y. Kotuhova, I. Gourieva

Bone mineral density at the other skeletal regions in Charcot foot patients


E. Görzer, S. Morbachº, S. Zimny¥, Th.R. Pieber

Outcome of acute Charcot feet – a multicentre investigation


Isabelle Got, Nadège Laguerre, Stéphanie Jellimann, Olivier Ziegler.

Charcot neuroarthropathy in diabetes mellitus : clinical features, evolution and prognosis, about 45 patients.


DG Armstrong, LA Lavery, K Holtz-Neiderer, MJ Mohler, C Wendel BP Nixon, and AJM Boulton

Variability in Activity May Precede Diabetic Foot Ulceration


Sicco A. Bus, Mario Maas, Robert P.J. Michels, and Marcel Levi

The pathogenesis of claw/hammer toe deformity in diabetic neuropathy


Pedrosa HC, Gomes EB, Tillmann AM, Leite BE, Sena FV, Teixeira L, Boulton AJM

A clustering approach to identify the joint, neuropathic and biomechanical risks for foot ulceration


M. Veitenhansl, K. Stegner, F.X. Hierl, Ch. Dieterle, B. Gutt, R. Landgraf

Special pre-manufactured footwear can prevent ulceration in diabetic patients with diabetic foot syndrome. A prospective randomised study


Kirsten Larsen, Anne Rasmussen, Fie Ørum

Prescribed footwear in the primary sector – modifications and satisfaction
and the role of the chiropodist


Stephen Albert, Kim Anderson, Rahmat Shoureshi, William Navidi and Zak Weis

Detecting In-shoe Temperatures of Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Feet



Khodjamiryan N., Galstyan G., Iliin A.

The prognostic value of hyperhomocysteinemia in development of chronic vascular complication in diabetic patients


Udovichenko O., Galstian G.

Benefits of wound healing velocity calculation in routine practice (clinical cases)


I. Rozsos, S. Forgács, L. Sinay, G. Kasza, Litter I. , Kürthy , E. Röth, L.Kollár

The haemorheological aspects in the healing process of diabetic foot


D.S. Tesic, V. Popovic P. Pantelinac, S. Avramov, J. Pfau

Predictability of Wagner´s Grade 2,3 and infected W4 in prevention of lower limb big amputations


M.C.Spruce, M.G.Masding, C.Jones, D.V.Coppini

Vascular risk markers may be more influential than glycaemic control in the development and progression of diabetic neuropathy – a retrospective analysis


A.P.Garrow, L. Vileikyte, A. Findlow, C. Waterman, A.J.M. Boulton.

The accuracy of incidence and prevalence of foot ulcers in diabetes –
self-report vs medical records.


Zhangrong Xu, Jian Chang , Zhiqiang Wang, Ping Chen, Lina Yang

Angiographic study of peripheral arterial disease in diabetic and non-diabetic patients


Markevich YO, Grokhovska MV, Serhiyenko AA, Boyko NI, Vendzylovich YM, Pavlovsky MP

The acute and long-term effects of antiplatelet agents on the erythrocyte metabolism and platelet function in IDDM patients with diabetic neuro-ischaemic foot


P. Tretjakovs, A. Jurka, A. Stifts, S. Steina, R. Ritenberga, M. Marga, V. Pirags.

The effect of atorvastatin on cutaneous vasomotor responses in type 2 diabetes patients with LDL-hypercholesterolemia.


S. Tutty , R. Thacker and C. Barrett

A theory regarding Doppler Studies in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass grafting.


H. Serghides, S Tutty and R Thacker

The importance of undertaking regular Doppler Studies in patients with Diabetes who have undergone coronary artery bypass grafting.


M. Slak, K. Kren, V.Urbancic

Doppler perfusion pressure and ankle – brachial index in diabetic patients with an acute foot ulceration.


Bates Maureen, T Jemmott, AVM Foster, NL Petrova, ME Edmonds.

Low toe pressures in the diabetic neuropathic infected foot


Z. G. Abbas, J. Lutale, and L.K. Archibald

Risk Factors Associated with the Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a Case-Control Study.


Angela Marsocci, Francesca Palumbo, Margherita Fanara, Fabrizio Campi, Alessia Scatena, Chiara Goretti, Loredana Rizzo, Ugo Baicchi, Alberto Piaggesi.

Autologous Platelet Graft by Means of Plasma-Apheresis in the Management of Neuro-Ischaemic Lesions of the Diabetic Foot.


A. De Bellis, F.Tesi, L.Butelli , M. Gioffredi, R. Gori, R. Picciafuochi ,S. Nannelli , R.Rossetti, L.Alviggi and R. Anichini

Treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: use of O2O3 therapy as a promising approach in wound bed preparation


Z.Parac, D.Smrke, Z.M.Arnez, N.Gunde-Cimerman

Infection Control By Additional Maggot Therapy In Antibiotic Treated Diabetic Patients With Chronic Foot Ulcers


Rajput B, Arnold G, Gibbs S, Leese G, Widgerowitz C, Abboud R. J.

Assessment and Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulceration– The Way Forward


V. Kreminskaya, I. Gurieva

Could the excess body weight be considered as one of the factors of disturbance of plantar pressure distribution?


I.Gurieva, S.Korablina, O.Levina.

Diabetic Footwear in First Russian Experience. How does it Works.


V.Bregovsky, E.Belogurova, I.Karpova and T.Lisenko.

Compliance and outcomes of wearing orthopedic footwear in diabetic patients
with different risk of foot ulcer and amputation.


Brunk-Loch,S., Kramp,S., Eggs, R, Wild, J, Balks,HJ, Küstner,E, Maxeiner, S, Oser, B, Reichert, D., Wolf, M.

Quality criteria for orthopaedic shoe care of diabetic foot syndrome


J. Gibbons, J. T. George, C.N. Dang, E.B. Jude.

Infections in diabetic foot ulcers: Associated factors and outcomes


SM Rajbhandari, M Holt, A Housley, J Cheesbrough

Out patient punch needle bone biopsy culture is valuable in the treatment of non-healing diabetic foot osteomyelitis


M. Wolf, S. Brunk-Loch, S. Maxeiner, D. Reichert, E. Siegel, D. Schulz

Microbiological data of patients with diabetic feet ulcers in diabetic foot centers, members of the workgroup foot rhineland-palatinate/saarland


N. Tentolouris, N. Vallianou, C. Zachos, P. Tsapogas, G. Markou, E. Diakoumopoulou, A. Georga, G. Petrikkos, N. Katsilambros

Prevalence of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in patients with infected and non-infected diabetic foot ulcers


Saunte DM, Holgersen J, Hædersdal M, Strauss G, Bitsch M, Svendsen OL and Svejgaard EL.

The incidence of onychomycosis in toenails in diabetic patients with neuropathy.


H Rathur, A Housley, C Betts, J Cheesbrough, SM Rajbhandari

Asymptomatic onychomycosis is more common in high risk diabetic feet rather than in subjects with raised HbA1c


Caselli A, Battista C, Pirozzi F, Di Carlo S, Simoni S, Benvenuto A, Uccioli L

A pilot study to establish the feasibility, clinical utility and user satisfaction of using an interactive videoconference technology for diabetic foot ulcers management.


Daich A., Azaria M., Heim M., Siev-Ner I.

Assessment of diabetic foot care in the community


R.Thacker, S.Tutty and H.Tindall.

One year prospective study of new diabetic foot ulcer referrals to the multidisciplinary foot clinic.


Gawish,H,Tarshoby,M,State,O and El-Nahas,M.

Diabetic foot should not be overlooked in swarming outpatient setting.


Jirkovská A, Fejfarová V, Bém R, Hackajlo D, Skibová J, Lacigová S,

Differences in patient characteristics and outcomes of therapy between a regional and non-regional foot centre


Lindy Begg, Dr Mauro Vicaretti, Kerry Hitos, Clare McGloin, Dr Donald Packham, Eugenia Bublik, Professor John Fletcher, Oleg Udovichenko

Evaluating management and identifying outcome measurements in an interdisciplinary foot wound clinic in Australia and Russia


C. Caravaggi R. Ferraresi, R. De Giglio , I. Pogliaghi, E. Sommariva

Importance of distal PTA in the treatment of neurosicheamic diabetic foot


Bernaz E, Tabac D,Castravet A, Turcanu A, Ghitu V, IachimV, Contu O, Buga V

Revascularization of the Diabetic Foot


Eroshkin I.A., Vasiljev Ju. G., Udovichenko O.V., Udovichenko A.E, Bondarenko O.N., Galstyan G.R.

Efficacy of percutaneus transluminal angioplasty in diabetic patients with ischemic foot ulcers.


I.Marolt, K. Schara

Acute Charcot Arthropathy in a Type 2 Diabetic Patient (Case Illustration)


Bém R, Jirkovská A, Fejfarová V.

Rare case reports of Charcot osteoarthropathy of the knee complicated by severe fractures in patients with diabetes


C.Jones, M.G.Masding, M.C.Spruce, D.V.Coppini

Who will develop charcot foot disease, and what can we do to prevent it? A retrospective series



Dolmer M, R&D Scientist, Larsen K, Project Manager

In vitro silver release profiles for various antimicrobial dressings


Gibbons J, Tuke S, Jude EB

Hyalofill and Aquacel Ag in diabetic foot ulcers


N.N. Florboe Lab.Tech.; Nebbioso G MD; Petrella F MD; E. Schafer MD

trial of an alginate dressing in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers


D. Voyatzoglou, C. Loupa, Y. Kalemikerakis, K. Therapontos, S. Papadatos

Clinical evaluation of an antibacterial silver-containing foam dressing in neuropathic/neuroischemic diabetic foot ulcer treatment


Baker N, Carrington A, Rayman G

An evaluation of the efficacy of a urea based emollient in subjects with Xeroderma and diabetes related neuropathy.


C M Amery, C. Rajeswaran, N Harris

Tuberculous Osteomyelitis of the Diabetic Foot


R Jogia, B T Srinivasan, P Purser, J Grenfell, S Jackson, M-F Kong

Melanoma presenting as a “diabetic” foot ulcer


J Grenfell, R Jogia, B T Srinivasan, P Purser, S Jackson, M-F Kong

An ulcerated rheumatoid nodule presenting as a foot ulcer


B T Srinivasan, R Jogia, P Purser, J Grenfell, M-F Kong, S Jackson

Diabetic foot ulcers in a patient with pheumatoid arthritis


C.Triller, D.Smrke, V. Urbancic, N.Alikadic

A two-stage below-knee amputation in a neuropathic diabetic patient – case report.


MH Nabuurs-Franssen, MPS Huijberts, R Sleegers, NC Schaper

Recurrent casting diabetic foot ulcers: Effective and safe?


Tamir E. ,Nof M. Oppenheim U.m, Heim M., Siev-Ner I.

Fiberglass removable walking cast for the management of neuropathic plantar foot ulceration


V.Fejfarová, A.Jirkovská, M.Krížová, R.Bém

Complications of TCC treatment with the focus on osteomyelitis.


K. Schara, V.Urbancic

Non-healing neuropathic foot ulcer: total contact cast and surgery.


Beckert S, Coerper S

Impact of local surgical procedures on diabetic foot ulcers


Giovanni A. Matricali, Luk Verhelst, Chantal Mathieu, Maria Flour

Forefoot surgery in the diabetic population: analysis of outcome and per-and postoperative complications, and determination of risk factors

Oral Posters


Francesca Palumbo, Angela Marsocci, Fabrizio Campi, Anna Tedeschi, Chiara Goretti, Alessia Scatena, Loredana Rizzo and Alberto Piaggesi

The Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers by Diabetologists: One Year Of Activity.


Foster AVM, Pankhurst C, Clark C, McShane M, Petrova N, Edmonds ME

Aircast can be simply and easily adapted to improve accommodation of deformity, reduce pressure and friction and optimise offloading in the diabetic foot with plantar ulceration and Charcot’s osteoarthropathy (COA).


Kren K, Slak M., Urbancic V.

Neuropad ® as screening tool for sudomotoric dysfunction.


C. Giacomozzi, F. Martelli, E. D’Ambrogi, V. Macellari, L. Uccioli

A new tool to detect the effects of ankle joint impairments on diabetic foot loading.


Zink, Karl; Hofmann, E; Hermanns, N; Haak, T

Parameters for complicated wound-healing, recurrance rate, and death in patients with surgical treatment of diabetic foot syndrom(DFS)


C. Hedetoft, Anne Rasmussen, J. Fabrin, K. Kølendorf.

Decreased amputation rate in diabetic patients. An observational study in a multidisciplinary diabetic footclinic.


McLaughlin C, Lomax G, Jones GR, Eccles K, Clarkson S

The blackburn diabetic foot clinic cohort study


C. Manes, C. Ionescu-Tirgoviste, D. Koev, L.Koeva, F. Agaci, P. Djordjevic, M. Bogoev

High prevalence of foot ulceration in the balkan region - a multicenter study from the balkandiab network


Vijay Viswanathan, M. Sivagami, R. Seena, A. Ramachandran

Urban rural difference in the prevalence of foot complications in South Indian. Type 2 diabetic patients.


T.Meleshkevich , I. Gurieva

Progression of diabetic retinopathy in patients with neuroischemic diabetic foot undergoing disaggregant and anticoagulant treatment.