Influence of Epidemiologic and Patient Behavior-Related Predictors on Amputation Rates in Diabetic Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

@article{Shin2017InfluenceOE,
  title={Influence of Epidemiologic and Patient Behavior-Related Predictors on Amputation Rates in Diabetic Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Jin Yong Shin and S. K. Roh and N Lee and Kyung-Moo Yang},
  journal={The international journal of lower extremity wounds},
  year={2017},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={14-22}
}
Amputation of patients with diabetic foot is a major issue worldwide, particularly from a medical and economic standpoint. This meta-analysis aimed to identify significant risk factors of high amputation rate among epidemiologic and patient behavior-related predictors in diabetic patients. A systematic literature review and meta-analysis were performed… CONTINUE READING