Surgery without postoperative antibiotic treatment in diabetic foot osteomyelitis is not associated with recurrence or limb loss

Published:November 21, 2022DOI:


      Not using antibiotics after surgical treatment of diabetic foot osteomyelitis was not associated with failure of the surgery, recurrences, or limb loss. Antibiotics were given in doubtful complicated cases such as severe infections, cases with necrosis, foul-smelling lesions and patients requiring revascularization.


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