A new classification for surgical offloading–An extension and expansion
Amit Kumar C Jain
Ulcers in diabetic foot are one of the most common focal pathology that affects more than 15% of the patients in their lifetime. Loss of sensation in foot and biomechanical factors play essential role in it’s causation. One of the most common modality of management of diabetic foot ulcer is offloading. The offloading can be mechanical or surgical. This article aims at providing a new descriptive classification for surgical offloading for the first time and it is an extension of Amit Jain’s SCC classification.