Peripheral macrohemodynamics in patients with lower limb arteriosclerosis obliterans and type II diabetes mellitus.

@article{Savelev2003PeripheralMI,
  title={Peripheral macrohemodynamics in patients with lower limb arteriosclerosis obliterans and type II diabetes mellitus.},
  author={V. S. Savel'ev and Vladimir Koshkin and E M Nosenko and L V Dadova and O A Gracheva and I V Koshkina and V F Agafonov},
  journal={Angiologiia i sosudistaia khirurgiia = Angiology and vascular surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={9-20}
}
The paper presents characteristic features of lower limb atherosclerotic lesions in patients with diabetes mellitus: more prominent calcification of vascular wall (involving media), frequent involvement of distal vascular segments and a symmetry of lesions. Typical variants are shown in images obtained with duplex angioscanning. The authors conclude that there are no principal differences in the course of lower limb arteriosclerosis obliterans between diabetics and non-diabetics. Nevertheless… CONTINUE READING