Risk factors for lower extremity amputation in diabetic foot disease categorized by Wagner classification.

@article{Sun2012RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for lower extremity amputation in diabetic foot disease categorized by Wagner classification.},
  author={Jui-hung Sun and Jir-Shiong Tsai and Chung-Huei Huang and Chia Hung Lin and Hui-Mei Yang and Yi-Sheng Chan and Sheng-Hwu Hsieh and Brend Ray-Sea Hsu and Yu-Yao Huang},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={
          358-63
        }
}
AIMS To elucidate the risk factors for lower extremity amputation (LEA) in patients of diabetic foot disease with different Wagner gradings. METHODS This study was conducted in a multidisciplinary diabetic foot care center. Demographic characteristics, laboratory data, disease history, ankle brachial pressure index (ABI) and Wagner classification were considered as independent variables to predict the therapeutic outcome (major LEA, minor LEA, and non-amputation). Risk factors for LEA in… CONTINUE READING
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