Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Medical Di Center

Endovascular treatment for critical limb ischemia in patients with diabetes mellitus (review)

Year: 2019, volume 15 Issue: №4 Pages: 873-876
Heading: Surgery Article type: Review
Authors: Bakhmetyev A.S., Anisimova Е.А., Temerezov T.Kh., Zotkin V.V., Rudakov M.O.
Organization: Medical Di Center, Regional Vascular Center of the Karachay-Cherkess Republican Clinical Hospital, Saratov State Medical University

The literature review is devoted to the contemporary possibilities of endovascular surgery for patients with critical lower limb ischemia and diabetes mellitus. Surgical indications based on non-invasive methods such as measuring ankle-brachial and shoulder-finger indexes, as well as transcutaneous oximetry are considered. The material outlines both positive and negative aspects of interventional surgery in this cohort of patients included in the group of extremely high atherosclerotic risk.

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