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References for Tarsal Tunnel and Diabetic Neuropathy Information

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Aszmann, O.A., Kress, K.M., Dellon, A.L.  “Results of decompression of peripheral nerves in diabetics:  a prospective blind study.”  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  2001; 106:816-821.

Aszmann, O., Tassler, P.L., Dellon, A.L.  “Changing the natural history of diabetic neuropathy:  incidence of ulcer/amputation in the contralateral limb of patients with a unilateral nerve decompression procedure.”  Ann. Plast. Surg.  2004; 53:517-522.

Biddinger, K.R., Amend, K.A.  “The role of surgical decompression for diabetic neuropathy.”  Foot Ankle Clin. North Am.  2004; 9:239-254.

Boulton, A.J.M., Arezzo, J.C., Malik, R.A., et al.  “Diabetic somatic neuropathies.”  Diabetes Care.  2004; 27:1458-1486.

Boulton, A.J.M., Kersner, R.S., Vileikyte, L.  “Neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers.” 
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Chafee, H.  “Decompression of the peripheral nerve for diabetic neuropathy.”  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  2000; 106:813-815.

DCCT Research Group.  “The effect of intensive diabetes therapy on measures of autonomic nervous system function in the Diabetes Control & Complications Trial (DCCT).”  Diabetologia.  1998; 41:416.

Dellon, A.L.  “Treatment of symptoms of diabetic neuropathy by peripheral nerve decompression.”  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  1992; 89:689-697.

Dellon, A. Lee., Lee, Kathy.  “Prognostic ability of Tinel’s sign in determining outcome for decompressive surgery in diabetic and nondiabetic neuropathy.”  Ann. Plast. Surg.  2004: 53;523-527

Faglia, E., Favales, F., Morabito, A.  “New ulceration, new major amputation, and survival rates in diabetic subjects hospitalized for foot ulceration from 1990-1993.”  Diabetes Care.  2001; 24:78-83.

Frykbert, R.G.  “Epidemiology of the diabetic foot:  ulcerations and amputation.”  Adv. Wound Care.  1999; 12:139.

Matricali, G.A., Deroo, K., Dereymaeker, G.  “Outcome and recurrence rate of diabetic foot ulcers treated by a total contact cast:  short-term follow-up.”  Foot Ankle Int.  2003; 24:680-684.

Moss, S.E., et al.  “The prevalence and incidence of lower extremity amputation in a diabetic population.”  Arch. Intern. Med.  1992; 152:610-616.

Olendorf, D., et al.  “Potential economic benefits of lower-extremity amputation prevention strategies in diabetes.”  Diabetes Care.  1998; 21:1240-1245.

Palumbo, J.P., et al.  “Peripheral vascular disease in diabetes.”  N: Harris, M., Jamman, R., eds.  Diabetes in America, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1985; XV:1-21.

Paola, L.E., Clerici, G., Faglia, F., et al.  “Ulcer recurrence along first rate amputation in diabetic patients, a cohort prospective study.”  Diabetes Care.  2003; 26:1874-1878.

Pecoraro, R.E., et al.  “Past ways to diabetic limb amputation:  basis for prevention.”  Diabetes Care.  1990; 13:513-521.

Resnick, H.E., et al.  “Diabetes mellitus and nontraumatic lower extremity amputations in black and white Americans:  The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Epidemiology Follow-Up Study, 1971-1992.”  Arch. Intern. Med. 1999; 159:2470.

Tambweker, S.R.  “Extended neurolysis of the posterior tibial nerve to improve sensation in diabetic neuropathic feet.”  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.  2001; 108:1452-1453.

Wieman, T.J., Patel, V.G.  “Treatment of hyperesthetic neuropathic pain in diabetics:  decompression of the tarsal tunnel.”  Ann. Surg.  1995; 221:660-665.

Wood, W.A., Wood, M.A.  “Decompression of peripheral nerve for diabetic neuropathy in the lower extremity.”  J. Foot Ankle Surg.  2003; 42:268-275. 

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