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Research Article

Screening for Osteomyelitis Using Thermography in Patients with Diabetic Foot

Table 2

Characteristics of subjects.


Age, years66.8 ± 15.0
Sex
 Male15 (83.3)
 Female3. (16.7)
Duration of diabetes, years22.4 ± 13.0
HbA1c (%)*8.4 ± 2.6
Angiopathy**10 (55.6)
Neuropathy***13 (72.2)
Renal dialysis4. (22.2)
Retinopathy*16 (94.1)
History of myocardial infarction3. (16.7)

Mean ± SD, (%). * . **The criteria for diagnosing angiopathy were as follows: ABI no more than 0.9, or ABI no less than 1.4, and TBI no more than 0.7. ***Diagnosis of neuropathy was made according to the findings from the nerve conduction velocity exams.

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