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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of peripheral angioplasty (PTA) as the first-choice revascularisation procedure in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). DESIGN Prospective(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the feasibility, technical effectiveness and limb salvage potential of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA), particularly infrapopliteal, in diabetic subjects with(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the values of transcutaneous oxygen tension (TcPO2) capable of predicting above-the-ankle amputation in diabetic patients diagnosed for critical limb ischemia (CLI) according to(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of HYAFF 11-based autologous dermal and epidermal grafts in the management of diabetic foot ulcers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 79(More)
AIMS To investigate the effect of combined treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE) and statins on mortality in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). METHODS(More)
One hundred-six patients underwent emergency debridement of a deep foot space abscess. While 43 patients were admitted after an outpatient visit with immediate surgical debridement (group A), 63(More)
From January 2007 to December 2009, 207 diabetic patients were consecutively admitted to our foot center because of osteomyelitis of a phalanx or metatarsal head. The removal of infected bone was(More)