Factors Affecting the Prognosis of Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis
- Explanations for the High Risk of Diabetes-Related
Amputation in a Caribbean Population of Black African
Descent and Potential for Prevention. Hennis, Anselm J. M.; Fraser, Henry S.; Jonnalagaoda, Ramesh; Fuller, John; Chaturvedi, Nish // Diabetes Care;Nov2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p2636
OBJECTIVE -- Diabetes-related lower-extremity amputation (LEA) rates are elevated in blacks compared with whites in the U.S., but are lower in African Caribbeans in the U.K., whereas anecdotal reports suggest high rates in the Caribbean. We aimed to establish the incidence and risk factors for...
- PAD prevalent among patients with diabetes, metabolic syndrome. Rusk, Judith // Cardiology Today;Jul2009, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p1
The article reports on the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) among patients with diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
- Identification of Risk Factors Associated With Diabetic LEU's. Toney, Patris // Podiatry Management;Jan2009, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p161
The article discusses the identified risk factors associated with the development of diabetic lower extremity ulcerations (LEU) along with data correlating relevance to the formation of LEU. These include hyperglycemia linked to 60% of nontraumatic amputations, peripheral neuropathy seen in...
- Potential application of photoplethysmography technique in evaluating microcirculatory status of... Lee, Thay Q.; Barnett, Steven L. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Fall90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p363
Investigates the potential of photoplethysmography (PPG) as a method for assessing the level of cutaneous circulation and healing potential in patients who have to undergo lower extremity amputations due to diabetes mellitus and peripheral vascular diseases. Background on the study; Comparison...
- PVD/PAD: Acronyms that can spell disaster if you don't pay attention. // Jackson Advocate;12/11/2014, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p20A
The article discusses the use of the phrase peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) to refer to a condition where limb amputation is difficult on both the patient and the physician.
- The manifestations of diabetes. Wyndham, Mike // GP: General Practitioner;3/3/2003, p62
Focuses on the manifestations of diabetes. Occurrence of peripheral vascular disease in diabetic patients; Link between granuloma annulare and diabetes; Risk in diabetes.
- The Diabetic Foot. Levin, Marvin E. // Angiology;Jun1980, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p375
Diabetic foot problems are common and result in multiple and prolonged hospitalizations, which often lead to amputation. While peripheral vascular disease and neuropathy are not totally preventable with current forms of therapy, many of the foot lesions resulting from these complications can be...
- Europe Peripheral Vascular Device Market Report by iData Research Now Available at MarketPublishers.com. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;7/19/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article offers information on the European market for peripheral vascular (PV) devices report which focuses on increasing needs of next generation devices for treatment and prevention of peripheral vascular disease (PVD). According to the report, obesity and diabetes are the major...
- Sociology of care in patients with severe peripheral vascular disease. Zeltsman, David; Kerstein, Morris D. // American Surgeon;Feb1998, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p175
Evaluates the factors that may have a role in medical help-seeking practices and could influence the outcome in patients with severe peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Risk factors identified; Relationship between amputation rates and the number of infrainguinal bypass procedures; Worrisome...