Twenty four males (60%) had foot ulcers and among them, 16 (40%) got their lower leg amputated, whereas 55.5% females had foot ulcers and 24 (33%) among them had amputations
. Type 1 diabetics with foot ulcers were 44 (72%) while type 2 diabetics were 68 (47%).
Trauma was the most prevalent cause of lower limb amputation
in 28 (56%) and road side accidents 15 (53%) was the main cause of trauma (figure).
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The most common amputation
level was transtibial, followed by unilateral above the knee, bilateral above the knee, and bilateral transtibial amputations
as previously characterized by Krueger et al.
"One of the major causes of lower limb amputation
in Liverpool is diabetes.
Mean (SD) age at amputation
was 65.7 (16.6) years old, and 30 560 (68.8%) were males.
The agency cited data from two clinical trials showing nearly double the risk of leg and foot amputations
in patients treated with the canagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, compared with placebo, in a recent statement.
The patient had refused suggestions of toe amputation
by other surgeons.
KEY WORDS: Diabetic foot; Amputation
; Glycosylated hemoglobin.
He maintained that amputations
and disability due to diabetic foot ulcers had become a global health concern and experts were coming with applicable and cost-effective solutions of this problem to reduce global burden of disability.
We see a lot of patients with diabetes every day, some of them destined for amputations
"Clinicians should routinely solicit clinical complaints and physical signs of lower extremity injury or lesion to ensure the addition of therapies to minimize amputation
in patients with MVD and PAD, and, particularly, the combination of both," the authors write.