[Assessment of diabetic alterations of microcirculation by means of capillaroscopy and laser-Doppler anemometry].

@article{Meyer2001AssessmentOD,
  title={[Assessment of diabetic alterations of microcirculation by means of capillaroscopy and laser-Doppler anemometry].},
  author={Martin F. Meyer and Martin Pfohl and Helmut Schatz},
  journal={Medizinische Klinik},
  year={2001},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={71-7}
}
BACKGROUND Only minor changes of skin capillary morphology have been described in diabetic patients by means of capillaroscopy, whereas cutaneous microvascular dysfunction is well known. We examined correlations between functional and morphological abnormalities of the capillaries in Type 1 and 2 diabetic patients and the influence of diabetes duration on capillary morphology. PATIENTS AND METHODS Density, diameters and morphology of nailfold capillaries were investigated in diabetic patients… CONTINUE READING
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