A Survey on Impact of Internet of Medical Things Against Diabetic Foot Ulcer


  • R. Athi Vaishnavi Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology
  • P Jegathesh Karpagam College of Engineering
  • M Jayasheela Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology
  • K Mahalakshmi Kalaignar Karunanidhi Institute of Technology




Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Classification, Smart Health, Smart analysis prediction, Detection, Internet of Medical Things


INTRODUCTION: In this study, we explore the intricate domain of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU) through the development of a comprehensive framework that encompasses diverse operational scenarios. The focus lies on the identification and classification assessment of diabetic foot ulcers, the implementation of smart health management strategies, and the collection, analysis, and intelligent interpretation of data related to diabetic foot ulcers. The framework introduces an innovative approach to predicting diabetic foot ulcers and their key characteristics, offering a technical solution for forecasting. The exploration delves into various computational strategies designed for intelligent health analysis tailored to patients with diabetic foot ulcers.

OBJECTIVES: The primary objective of this paper is to present a technical solution for forecasting diabetic foot ulcers, utilizing computational strategies for intelligent health analysis.

METHODS: Techniques derived from social network analysis are employed to conduct this research, focusing on diverse computational strategies geared towards intelligent health analysis for patients with diabetic foot ulcers. The study highlights methodologies addressing the unique challenges posed by diabetic foot ulcers, with a central emphasis on the integration of Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) in prediction strategies.

RESULTS: The main results of this paper include the proposal of IoMT-based computing strategies covering the entire spectrum of DFU analysis, such as localization, classification assessment, intelligent health management, and detection. The study also acknowledges the challenges faced by previous research, including low classification rates and elevated false alarm rates, and proposes automatic recognition approaches leveraging advanced machine learning techniques to enhance accuracy and efficacy.

CONCLUSION: The proposed IoMT-based computing strategies present a significant advancement in addressing the challenges associated with predicting diabetic foot ulcers. The integration of advanced machine learning techniques demonstrates promise in improving accuracy and efficiency in diabetic foot ulcer localization, marking a positive stride towards overcoming existing limitations in previous research.


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Athi Vaishnavi R, Jegathesh P, Jayasheela M, Mahalakshmi K. A Survey on Impact of Internet of Medical Things Against Diabetic Foot Ulcer. EAI Endorsed Trans Perv Health Tech [Internet]. 2024 Feb. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];10. Available from: https://publications.eai.eu/index.php/phat/article/view/5170