D K Wukich

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biotenodesis screw for fixation of FDL transfer in the treatment of adult acquired flatfoot deformity
    Dane K Wukich
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Roesch Taylor Medical Building Suite 7300, 2100 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:730-4. 2008
  2. pmc Neuropathy and poorly controlled diabetes increase the rate of surgical site infection after foot and ankle surgery
    Dane K Wukich
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2100 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 E mail address for D K Wukich
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:832-9. 2014
  3. pmc SIRS is valid in discriminating between severe and moderate diabetic foot infections
    Dane K Wukich
    Corresponding author Dane K Wukich
    Diabetes Care 36:3706-11. 2013
  4. pmc Inpatient management of diabetic foot disorders: a clinical guide
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2862-71. 2013
  5. pmc Severity of diabetic foot infection and rate of limb salvage
    Dane K Wukich
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 34:351-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported outcomes of trans-tibial amputations for non-reconstructable Charcot neuroarthropathy in patients with diabetes: a preliminary report
    D K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Diabet Med 30:e87-90. 2013
  7. pmc Surgical site infections after foot and ankle surgery: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2211-3. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of ankle fractures in patients with uncomplicated versus complicated diabetes
    Dane K Wukich
    UPMC Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Orthopaedic, 2100 Jane St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 32:120-30. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The consequences of complacency: managing the effects of unrecognized Charcot feet
    D K Wukich
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabet Med 28:195-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Postoperative infection rates in foot and ankle surgery: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes mellitus
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:287-95. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Biotenodesis screw for fixation of FDL transfer in the treatment of adult acquired flatfoot deformity
    Dane K Wukich
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Roesch Taylor Medical Building Suite 7300, 2100 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:730-4. 2008
    ..This paper presents an alternative method of fixation with a biotenodesis interference screw (Arthrex Biotenodesis Screw System) that allows proper tensioning of the FDL tendon transfer...
  2. pmc Neuropathy and poorly controlled diabetes increase the rate of surgical site infection after foot and ankle surgery
    Dane K Wukich
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2100 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 E mail address for D K Wukich
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 96:832-9. 2014
    ..Another goal was to compare the association of neuropathy with surgical site infection in both nondiabetic and diabetic patients...
  3. pmc SIRS is valid in discriminating between severe and moderate diabetic foot infections
    Dane K Wukich
    Corresponding author Dane K Wukich
    Diabetes Care 36:3706-11. 2013
    ..This retrospective, single-center study was designed to distinguish severe diabetic foot infection (DFI) from moderate DFI based on the presence or absence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)...
  4. pmc Inpatient management of diabetic foot disorders: a clinical guide
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:2862-71. 2013
    ..Appropriate posthospitalization monitoring to reduce the risk of reulceration and infection should be available, which should include optimal glycemic control and correction of any fluid and electrolyte disturbances...
  5. pmc Severity of diabetic foot infection and rate of limb salvage
    Dane K Wukich
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 34:351-8. 2013
    ..The second purpose of this study was to assess rates of amputation and limb salvage for hospitalized patients with DFI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-reported outcomes of trans-tibial amputations for non-reconstructable Charcot neuroarthropathy in patients with diabetes: a preliminary report
    D K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Diabet Med 30:e87-90. 2013
    ..The hypothesis of this study is that self-reported outcomes of patients with non-reconstructable Charcot neuroarthropathy and chronic osteomyelitis improve after trans-tibial amputation...
  7. pmc Surgical site infections after foot and ankle surgery: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2211-3. 2011
    ..This prospective study was designed to evaluate the rate of surgical site infection (SSI) after foot and ankle surgery in patients with and without diabetes...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of ankle fractures in patients with uncomplicated versus complicated diabetes
    Dane K Wukich
    UPMC Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Orthopaedic, 2100 Jane St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 32:120-30. 2011
    ..Uncomplicated diabetes was defined as diabetes without any of these associated conditions. Our hypothesis was that patients with uncomplicated diabetes would experience fewer complications than those patients with complicated diabetes...
  9. doi request reprint The consequences of complacency: managing the effects of unrecognized Charcot feet
    D K Wukich
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Diabet Med 28:195-8. 2011
    ..However, very few reports are available that detail the outcomes of these patients. The purpose of this study was to report on the outcomes of patients with undetected early Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot...
  10. doi request reprint Postoperative infection rates in foot and ankle surgery: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes mellitus
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:287-95. 2010
    ..Furthermore, our study sought to demonstrate whether patients with complicated diabetes are at greater risk of postoperative wound infection than are patients with uncomplicated diabetes or patients without diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correction of metatarsus primus varus with an opening wedge plate: a review of 18 procedures
    Dane K Wukich
    Foot and Ankle Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:420-6. 2009
    ..001). Complications included 2 (11.11%) recurrences, and 1 (5.56%) case of deep vein thrombosis. Fourteen patients (16/18 feet, 88.89%) reported satisfaction with the surgical results. Level of Clinical Evidence: 4...
  12. doi request reprint Charcot arthropathy of the foot and ankle: modern concepts and management review
    Dane K Wukich
    UPMC Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 23:409-26. 2009
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate the modern concepts of Charcot arthropathy through a review of the available literature and to integrate a perspective of management from the authors' extensive experience...
  13. doi request reprint Complications encountered with circular ring fixation in persons with diabetes mellitus
    Dane K Wukich
    UPMC Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Roesch Taylor Bldg, 2100 Jane St, Ste 7300, Pittsburgh, PA, 15203, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:994-1000. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that complications with circular ring fixation occurred more frequently in patients with diabetes than patients without diabetes...
  14. doi request reprint Thromboembolism following foot and ankle surgery: a case series and literature review
    Dane K Wukich
    Foot and Ankle Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:243-9. 2008
    ..The incidence of venous thromboembolism following foot and ankle surgery is rare (less than 1%), and the need for routine propylaxis postoperatively is not supported by any high level of evidence studies...
  15. doi request reprint The management of ankle fractures in patients with diabetes
    Dane K Wukich
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Center, Roesch Taylor Building, Suite 7300, 2100 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1570-8. 2008
    ..Prolonged non-weight-bearing and subsequently protected weight-bearing are recommended following both operative and nonoperative management of ankle fractures in patients with diabetes...
  16. doi request reprint Surgical reconstruction of the Charcot rearfoot and ankle
    Patrick R Burns
    Foot and Ankle Division, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Roesch Taylor Medical Building, North Suite 7100, 2100 Jane Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 25:95-120, vii-viii. 2008
    ..This article discusses basic techniques in deformity planning and current uses of internal and external fixation techniques for rearfoot and ankle limb salvage...
  17. doi request reprint Ankle arthrodiastasis
    Andrew J Kluesner
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, South Side Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 26:227-44. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate this technique and its ideal indication. Current literature does support its use in the treatment of ankle arthritis, however...
  18. doi request reprint Early complications following the operative treatment of pilon fractures with and without diabetes
    Alex J Kline
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:1042-7. 2009
    ..We performed a retrospective review to determine the rates of complications in diabetic patients undergoing operative fixation of tibial pilon fractures compared with a control group of patients without diabetes...
  19. doi request reprint Radiographic outcomes following primary arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint in hallux abductovalgus deformity
    Wenjay Sung
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Podiatric Residency Program, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 49:446-51. 2010
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that as the severity of the preoperative deformity increases, the amount of postoperative radiographic (HA and IM angle measurement) correction after MTPJ arthrodesis will improve correspondingly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ankle fractures in diabetics
    Victor R Prisk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Kaufman Building Suite 1010, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 11:849-63. 2006
    ..Early recognition and treatment of preoperative complications is imperative. These patients require close attention for long periods, and the surgeon should plan on building a strong relationship with these patients...
  21. doi request reprint Validity of the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM) in Diabetes Mellitus
    Robroy L Martin
    Duquesne University, Physical Therapy, 600 Forbes Avenue, 111A RSHS, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:297-302. 2009
    ..It was hypothesized that FAAM scores would relate to measures of physical function while not correspond to measures of mental health. It was also hypothesized that FAAM scores would be different based on reported general health...
  22. ncbi request reprint Hypermobility of the first tarsometatarsal joint
    Dane K Wukich
    Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, M246 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 10:157-66. 2005
    ..This article discusses hypermobility of the first tarsometatarsal joint...
  23. ncbi request reprint Diabetic foot disorders. A clinical practice guideline (2006 revision)
    Robert G Frykberg
    Podiatric Surgery, Carl T Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85012, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 45:S1-66. 2006
    ..If these concepts are embraced and incorporated into patient management protocols, a major reduction in diabetic limb amputations is certainly an attainable goal...
  24. ncbi request reprint The surgical management of high- and low-energy tibial plafond fractures: A combination of internal and external fixation devices
    Luis E Marin
    Palmetto General Hospital, 2001 W 68th Street, Hialeah, FL 33016, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 23:423-44, vii. 2006
    ..This article discusses the mechanism of injury, classifications and historical means of treating these fractures, the authors' approach to treating low- and high-energy pilon fractures, prognosis, and complications...
  25. pmc Comprehensive foot examination and risk assessment: a report of the task force of the foot care interest group of the American Diabetes Association, with endorsement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
    Andrew J M Boulton
    Manchester Diabetes Centre, Manchester, UK
    Diabetes Care 31:1679-85. 2008