To evaluate the long-term prognosis of critical limb ischemia (CLI) in diabetic patients.
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS
A total of 564 consecutive diabetic patients were hospitalized for CLI from January 1999 to December 2003; 554 were followed until December 2007.
The mean follow-up was 5.93 +/- 1.28 years. Peripheral angioplasty (PTA)… (More)