News tagged with limb salvage
In the global effort to prevent diabetic foot amputations, one of the most effective tools is a fairly simple, comfortable boot.
Diabetes Feb 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients who quit smoking and took an aspirin and statin before undergoing treatment for blocked leg arteries were less likely to suffer a complication six months later, according to new research led by the University of ...
Cardiology Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Nitinol stent performs better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating lesions of the popliteal artery
A study found that a nitinol stent performed better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating blockages of the popliteal artery, which runs through the leg behind the knee. Results of the ETAP trial were presented today ...
Cardiology Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), long-term limb salvage is favorable; however, long-term survival remains poor, particularly for those with peripheral artery disease (PAD) or chronic ...
Diabetes Jul 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0