Open bypass and endovascular procedures among diabetic foot ulcer cases in the United States from 2001 to 2010

Open bypass and endovascular procedures among diabetic foot ulcer cases in the United States from 2001 to 2010 : Skrepnek G, Armstrong DG and Mills JL J Vasc Surg, 2014  DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2014.04.071 Objective The objective of this study was to evaluate trends in outcomes of inpatient mortality, surgical complications, charges, and length of stay stratified according to open vs endovascular revascularization and amputation status in patients admitted to the hospital with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). Methods Inpatient discharge records from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project were used in this retrospective cohort study spanning 2001 to 2010.

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Open bypass and endovascular procedures among diabetic foot ulcer cases in the United States from 2001 to 2010

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