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The New Scoring System for Predicting the Risk of Major Amputations in Patient with Diabetic Foot Complications

Amit Kumar C Jain.


The incidence of diabetic foot problems is increasing all around the world with increase incidence of diabetes. Various classifications and scoring system exist for diabetic foot problems. Each has its own merits and demerits, but the basic aim of them is to improvise the practice of diabetic foot. Majority of these classifications and scoring are based on either on diabetic foot ulcer and healing or on neuropathy. The author proposes a new scoring system for diabetic foot complication with the aim of improvising and standardizing the practice of diabetic foot management. This new scoring system for the first time includes the entire spectrum of all the common complications of the diabetic foot disorders which was lacking in almost all the scoring system till date. Importantly, this scoring system takes into account clinical, radiological and surgical factors. The new scoring system shall help in predicting the risk of major amputations in patient with diabetic foot complications

Key words: Diabetic foot, Amit Jain’s , New scoring, Amputations

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