Outcome of midfoot amputations in diabetic gangrene.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Persistent high incidence of limb loss resulting from advanced foot gangrene in patients with diabetes prompted an aggressive foot salvage surgery as a final attempt before below-the-knee amputation (BKA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of transtarsal amputations in achieving limb salvage at our vascular surgery unit, King Fahd… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2010.11.013

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