Revision Rate and Risk Factors After Lower Extremity Amputation in Diabetic or Dysvascular Patients

Source: Healio

This article reports the revision rate and possible risk factors for lower extremity amputations in patients with diabetes mellitus or peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Data were collected from 421 patients with diabetes mellitus or PAD who underwent amputations of the lower extremity at the authors’ institution from 2002 to 2012.