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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2017)

An observation into prevalence and risk factors of peripheral arterial disease in diabetic foot ulcer

Author(s): Dr. Shiv Kumar and Dr. PS Mishra
Abstract: Aim: The present study was undertaken to observe the prevalence and risk factors of peripheral arterial disease in diabetic foot ulcer. Materials and Methods: The study recruited 30 patients admitted for diabetic foot ulcer within the age group of 30-60 years 30 and 60 yrs. Patients of either sex were recruited in the study. All participants underwent thorough physical examination. All measurements were performed using standard methods in the literature. Results: Majority of patients belongs to age group 30-40 years. 53.3% are males and 46.6% are females. Majority of the participants are post graduates. Majority of ulcers are in right foot. 40 percentage of cases the underlying cause is foot ware. Nephropathy was found to be significant co morbidity in these patients. Conclusion: The study explained he prevalence and risk factors of peripheral arterial disease in diabetic foot ulcer. Further detailed studies are necessary in this area to understand the association in better way to plan effective treatment strategies.
Pages: 49-50  |  41 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shiv Kumar, Dr. PS Mishra. An observation into prevalence and risk factors of peripheral arterial disease in diabetic foot ulcer. Int J Surg Sci 2017;1(1):49-50.
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