Diabetes mellitus is not a contra-indication for peripheral vascular intervention in patients with leg ischemia.


BACKGROUND The effect of diabetes mellitus on the patency of peripheral vascular interventions was investigated in patients with arterial insufficiency of the leg in a retrospective follow-up study performed between 1993 and 1995. METHODS In 65 patients without and 36 with diabetes 124 vascular reconstructions were performed because of rest pain and/or… (More)


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