Prevalence of Diabetic Neuropathy in Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle Surgery

Introduction: The aim of this prospective study was to determine the prevalence of neuropathy in diabetic patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery. It was hypothesized that the prevalence of diabetic neuropathy is higher among patients who undergo foot and ankle surgery compared with historical rates of neuropathy in diabetic patients in general. Methods: During a consecutive 42-month period, patient data were prospectively entered for 1859 consecutive patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery

Introduction: The aim of this prospective study was to determine the prevalence of neuropathy in diabetic patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery. It was hypothesized that the prevalence of diabetic neuropathy is higher among patients who undergo foot and ankle surgery compared with historical rates of neuropathy in diabetic patients in general. Methods: During a consecutive 42-month period, patient data were prospectively entered for 1859 consecutive patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery

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Prevalence of Diabetic Neuropathy in Patients Undergoing Foot and Ankle Surgery