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Table 2 Long-term use of beta-lactam antibiotics for foot infections and development of nephropathy in patients with diabetes with Charcot foot

From: Risk factors for development of nephropathy in patients with a diabetic Charcot foot

  Develops nephropathy after onset of Charcot foot n
Yes (%) No (%)
Antibiotics (for foot related issues)
Yes 23 (21.9%) 82 (78.1%) 105
No 3 (5.2%) 55 (94.8%) 58
n 26 (16%) 137 (84%) 163