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A Review on amputation among patients with diabetic foot

(2016) A Review on amputation among patients with diabetic foot. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences.


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Diabetes is a metabolic disease that has high blood sugar levels. Polyuria, polydipsia, hunger and serious long-term complications such as cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic kidney failure, diabetic foot, and eye damage. The aim of this study was to investigate incidence of diabetic foot amputation. Articles that demonstrated the prevalence of limb amputation due to diabetic foot were included from various digital libraries. These keywords were used to search: Diabetes, patient, complication, diabetic foot, and amputation. Studies that did not clearly point out to the issue were excluded from the study. The overall conclusion of all studies were that being involved with diabetes for long-term along with inappropriate treatment were related to the incidence of diabetic foot and infection and results in decreasing the quality of life.

Item Type: Article
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Keywords: glucose, angiography; antibiotic resistance; Article; blood perfusion defect; cause of death; cross-sectional study; debridement; diabetic foot; disease duration; foot amputation; glucose blood level; hematologic disease; hospital discharge; hospitalization; human; incidence; Iran; leg revascularization; medical documentation; prevalence; quality of life; retrospective study; risk factor; smoking; surgical infection; tissue culture; toe gangrene; treatment outcome; unemployment
Subjects: endocrine
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Student Research Committee
Depositing User: هدی فهیم پور

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