Long-Term Prognosis of Diabetic Foot Patients and Their Limbs

  title={Long-Term Prognosis of Diabetic Foot Patients and Their Limbs},
  author={Stephan Morbach and Heike Furchert and Ute Gr{\"o}blinghoff and Heribert Hoffmeier and Kerstin Kersten and Gerd-Thomas Klauke and Ulrike Klemp and Thomas Roden and Andrea Icks and Burkhart Haastert and Gerhard Ruemenapf and Zulfiqarali Gulam Abbas and Manish Bharara and David G. Armstrong},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
OBJECTIVE There is a dearth of long-term data regarding patient and limb survival in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). The purpose of our study was therefore to prospectively investigate the limb and person survival of DFU patients during a follow-up period of more than 10 years. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Two hundred forty-seven patients with… CONTINUE READING