Effects of beraprost sodium (Dorner) in patients with diabetes mellitus complicated by chronic arterial obstruction.

@article{Toyota2002EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of beraprost sodium (Dorner) in patients with diabetes mellitus complicated by chronic arterial obstruction.},
  author={Takayoshi Toyota and Shinichi Oikawa},
  journal={Angiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
The effects of the prostaglandin I2 derivative beraprost sodium (Dorner) on ankle pressure index (AP; ankle joint-to-upper extremity systolic pressure ratio), subjective symptoms, and intermittent claudication were investigated in diabetic patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans (ASO). Forty patients (25 men and 15 women), mean age 63.9 years, were enrolled in this study. ASO was grade I in 30 patients, grade II in seven, grade III in one, and grade IV in two according to the Fontaine… CONTINUE READING