Microsoft Word - Diabetic Related Amputations in Africa

  • Obimbo Moses, Dr. Ogeng ’ o Julius, Dr. Njogu Sarah
  • Published 2010

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the prevalence of diabetes related amputation, in a rural African population. Research Design and Method: This was a retrospective study at Tenwek hospital in rural Kenya involving 150 patients (106 males and 44 females) who underwent limb amputation between January 2001 and December 2008. Files of those whose amputation was… (More)

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