Hemoglobin A1c as a measure of disease severity and outcome in limb threatening ischemia.


BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus is a known risk factor in the development of peripheral vascular disease. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) has been used by clinicians as a means to measure short to intermediate term glucose control in diabetics. Trials evaluating tight glucose control using HbA1c measurements have recently been conducted for several medical conditions… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2011.06.050


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