Vol 12, No 1 (2011): Practical Diabetology
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Published online: 2011-04-28

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Diagnostic imaging of the diabetic foot — how to use the available methods and how to communicate with the radiologist?

Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Korzon-Burakowska, Mirosława Dubaniewicz-Wybieralska
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2011;12(1):15-20.

Abstract

Identification of bony abnormalities in diabetic foot syndrome depends not only on the clinical data, but also laboratory results and diagnostic imaging. Team work and communication between radiologist, diabetologist and other team members is crucial in the process of reaching proper diagnosis. The radiologist needs to be provided with all necessary clinical data that can influence assessment of images and the clinician needs to know, how to use the potential of diagnostic imaging and how to interpret the reports. (Diabet. Prakt. 2011; 12, 1: 15–20)

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