Tenfold risk increase of major cardiovascular events after high limb amputation with non-compliance for secondary prevention measures.

@article{Shalaeva2017TenfoldRI,
  title={Tenfold risk increase of major cardiovascular events after high limb amputation with non-compliance for secondary prevention measures.},
  author={Evgeniya V Shalaeva and Hugo Saner and Bakhtiyor B Janabaev and Aleksandra V Shalaeva},
  journal={European journal of preventive cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={708-716}
}
Background The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of compliance with lifestyle recommendations and medication on 1-year prevention of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) after trans-femoral amputation (TFA). Methods In this prospective single-center interventional cohort study, 179 consecutive T2D patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease (CAD) underwent 1-year follow-up examination after TFA in 2013. Lower limb and coronary artery… CONTINUE READING