Peripheral arterial disease increases the risk of multidrug-resistant bacteria and amputation in diabetic foot infections


Aysert Yildiz P., Ozdil T., DİZBAY M., Guzel Tukccan Ö., HIZEL K.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.48, no.4, pp.845-850, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1803-217
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.845-850
  • Keywords: Diabetic foot, peripheral arterial disease, infection, ULCERS, THERAPY, MICROBIOLOGY, MULTICENTER, TRIAL
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background/aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the microbiological profile and resistance rates of diabetic foot infections (DFIs) and to determine the effect of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) on the microbiology, clinical condition, and treatment outcomes.