Arterial imaging in patients with lower-extremity ischemia and diabetes mellitus.

@article{Pomposelli2010ArterialII,
  title={Arterial imaging in patients with lower-extremity ischemia and diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Frank B. Pomposelli},
  journal={Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={412-23}
}
Precise comprehensive imaging of arterial circulation is the cornerstone of successful revascularization of the ischemic extremity in patients with diabetes mellitus. Arterial imaging is challenging in these patients because the disease is often multisegmental, with a predilection for the distal tibial and peroneal arteries. Occlusive lesions and the arterial wall itself are often calcified, and patients with ischemic complications frequently have underlying renal insufficiency. Intra-arterial… CONTINUE READING

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