Prevention of Amputation in Diabetics

Lippmann, Heinz I.; Farrar, Reginald
October 1979
Angiology;Oct1979, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p649
Academic Journal
Discusses the effects of cardiac, renal and metabolic function on the prognosis for limb survival. Means of averting the development of the neuropathies angiopathies that form the basis for most alterations leading to amputation; Evidence suggesting a stimulating role of a growth hormone in the development of occlusive arterial disease; Criteria for therapy and prevention of amputation in diabetics.


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