Amputation of Diabetic Foot

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    66 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of chronic renal failure. It is increasing day by day in the present world due to changes in lifestyle habits, obesity, amputations, and genetic abnormalities. Uncontrolled diabetes is leading to various complications, one of which is diabetic foot. Diabetic foot ulcers have a significant impact on a patient’s overall health and health care system. They can also affect the quality of life by affecting mobility, work, and social activities disruption. read more »»

Diabetic foot amputation is one of the least preferred treatments when the foot likely becomes gangrene and complicated. Learn a lot more like amputation techniques, when to amputate, were to amputate, indications, and a lot more to upgrade your knowledge with this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand

  • History of diabetic foot amputation
  • Evidence-based studies for amputation
  • Non-invasive vascular evaluation
  • Types of amputation


Dr. Rajesh Kesavan

MBBS, MS – General Surgery


Dr. Rajesh Kesavan is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician Member, Podiatrist, and a Specialist in Diabetic Foot Management, He is also a wound care specialist with specialty training in the USA and Europe. He has experience of 10 years in podiatric surgery and is a specialist in managing foot deformities especially Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle. He is also the Secretary of the Diabetic Foot Society of India.

For: intermediates

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