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Diabetic Foot

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  • Posted By: ckdsite
  • December 1, 2011
  • 02:16 AM

Diabetic foot is one of the most severest complications of diabetes, for it may put the Diabetics in the danger of amputation. Therefore, the prevention of amputation caused by Diabetes has always been a hot potato in medicine society. Along with the development of research, Stem Cell Transplant treating diabetic foot begins to attract the attention of many patients with this problem. Then,is this an trustworthy treatment? And how does Stem Cell Transplant treat diabetic foot?
Firstly, what are the causes of diabetic foot?The fundamental reason is obstructive atherosclerosis, which is a result of the involvement of peripheral vascula induced by Diabetes. Atherosclerotic plaque, internal bleeding, and plaque rupture will cause secondary thrombosis, then leading to the vascular lumen stenosis or even occlusion. As a result, it reduces the blood-supply for lower limbs, which finally forms the diabetic foot. And if the disease can not be effectively controlled, the patients will have to be confronted with amputation.

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