PROBLEMS OF DIABETIC FOOT SYNDROME TREATMENT AND POSSIBLE WAYS OF THEIR SOLUTION
A number of patients with diabetes mellitus worldwide increases with geometric progression, which means that a number of complications increases as well. Diabetic foot syndrome is the leading cause of early disability of patients. Therefore, the search for new therapeutic tactics is a constant process that motivates surgeons and in turn opens new opportunities in the treatment of various forms of purulent-necrotic processes in patients with diabetes mellitus. Therapy with negative pressure is one of the most promising nowadays. A number of conducted randomized clinical trials have already proved its effectiveness in practice. The use of vacuum therapy as an integral component of the combined treatment of purulent-necrotic lesions in diabetic foot syndrome can significantly accelerate reconvalescence and reduce % of high amputations in the future.