Nachiappan Chockalingam

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Preventing a million diabetic foot amputations

Every 20 seconds someone, somewhere on the planet, loses a foot due to diabetes. Foot ulcers are the starting point of more than 80% of these …

On the Use of Auxetics in Footwear: Investigating the Effect of Padding and Padding Material on Forefoot Pressure in High Heels

Original Paper<p>Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Msida, Malta<p>Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health …

A Simulation of the Viscoelastic Behaviour of Heel Pad During Weight-Bearing Activities of Daily Living

AbstractInternal strain is known to be one of the contributors to plantar soft tissue damage. However, due to challenges related to measurement …

Do research papers provide enough information on design and material used in ankle foot orthoses for children with cerebral palsy? A systematic review | Journal of Children's Orthopaedics

Introduction<p>Patients with cerebral palsy (CP) are the most commonly observed participants in gait laboratories.1 CP is thought to be the most common …

Clinical Trials

Comparison of in vivo vs. frozen vs. Thiel cadaver specimens in visualisation of anatomical structures of the ankle on proton density Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) through a visual grading analysis (VGA) study

Article<p>http://www.radiographyonline.com/article/S1078-8174(16)30127-4/abstract<p>Radiography<p>The use of cadavers for medical education purposes and for …

Neurology

Stiffer soles are making life more comfortable for some diabetic patients

New research helps clinicians select suitable material for prescription footwear<p>Heidelberg | New York, 9 May 2017<p>There isn’t a one-size-fits-all …

The Better Diabetes Diagnosis (BDD) Study – a review of a nationwide prospective cohort study in Sweden

The incidence of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in Sweden is one of the highest in the world. However, the possibility of other types of diabetes must also be …

A clinically applicable non-invasive method to quantitatively assess the visco-hyperelastic properties of human heel pad, implications for assessing the risk of mechanical trauma

Abstract<p>Introduction<p>Pathological conditions such as diabetic foot and plantar heel pain are associated with changes in the mechanical properties of …

Hidden dangers revealed by misdiagnosed peripheral arterial disease using ABPI measurement

The aim of this study was to compare ankle brachial indices (APBI) with pedal waveforms utilizing the continuous wave Doppler in a population with …

The relationship between the mechanical properties of heel-pad and common clinical measures associated with foot ulcers in patients with diabetes

The present study aims at investigating the correlation between the mechanical properties of the heel-pad of people with type-2 diabetes and the …

Diabetes

The Effectiveness of Footwear and Other Removable Off-loading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review

<b>Title:</b>The Effectiveness of Footwear and Other Removable Off-loading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review<p><b>VOLUME:</b> 10</b> …

An MRI compatible loading device for the reconstruction of clinically relevant plantar pressure distributions and loading scenarios of the forefoot

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate a new MRI compatible loading device capable of reconstructing realistic loading scenarios of the human …

Compress

TAp63 is correlated with chronic inflammation in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus

To investigate TAp63 expression in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the potential correlations between TAp63 and proinflammatory …

Diabetes

Herringbone-like hydrodynamic structures in microchannels: A CFD model to evaluate the enhancement of surface binding

A wide selection of assays in life sciences is based on inducing/monitoring the immobilization/adsorption of molecules, in solution, onto a dedicated …

Atoms

Differences in the mechanical characteristics of plantar soft tissue between ulcerated and non-ulcerated foot

The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in mechanical properties of the plantar soft tissue between the ulcerated and …

England

A mathematical method for quantifying in vivo mechanical behaviour of heel pad under dynamic load

1.<p>Aerts P, De Clercq D (1993) Deformation characteristics of the heel region of the shod foot during a simulated heel strike: the effect of varying …