Incidence, risk factors for amputation among patients with diabetic foot ulcer in a Chinese tertiary hospital.

@article{Li2011IncidenceRF,
  title={Incidence, risk factors for amputation among patients with diabetic foot ulcer in a Chinese tertiary hospital.},
  author={Xiang Li and Ting Xiao and Yuzhen Wang and Hongbin Gu and Zhiguo Liu and Yufeng Jiang and Yanjun Liu and Zuqian Lu and Xiaopin Yang and Yin Lan and Zhang-rong Xu},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={26-30}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of amputation among patients with diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) and risk factors for amputations. METHODS This is a retrospective study of 450 inpatients treated in a multi-discipline based diabetic centre, 306th Hospital of PLA during the period of January 2000-September 2009. Hospital admission and discharge information including patient profile, grade of DFU, co-morbidities and complications, laboratory data and final outcome were… CONTINUE READING

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