Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2014 • VOLUME 20 • №3

Peculiarities of atherosclerotic lesions of lower limb arteries in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Koshkina I.V.1, Nastavsheva O.D.1, Sukhorukov E.A.2, Koshkin M.V.1

1) Clinic of Faculty Surgery, Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov,
2) Medical Health Promoting Centre “Yuzhnyi”, Moscow, Russia

The authors carried out a comparative study of the arterial vascular wall in patients presenting with atherosclerosis obliterans of lower-limb arteries on the background of diabetes mellitus and without it, thoroughly describing the methodology and reporting the results of the study. The obtained findings make it possible to increase the informative value of diagnostic measures and to more exactly determine therapeutic policy.

KEY WORDS: atherosclerosis obliterans of lower limb arteries, diabetes mellitus, vascular wall, atherosclerotic plaques.

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