open access

Vol 20, No 3 (2014)
Original papers
Published online: 2014-12-10

The incidence of major, nontraumatic lower amputations in patients without diabetes mellitus in Poland during 2009–2012, based on Polish National Health Found data

Tomasz Czeleko, Andrzej Śliwczyński, Ireneusz Nawrot, Waldemar Karnafel
Acta Angiologica 2014;20(3):124-131.

open access

Vol 20, No 3 (2014)
Original papers
Published online: 2014-12-10

Abstract

Main of major amputations are related to the angiopathy of various origin and diabetic foot. The rest of amputations are consequence of injures, neoplasm’s and congenital malformation. An electronic search for entire was performed using Polish National Health Found database from 2009 until 2012 for incidence of non-traumatic major lower extremity was presented as a number of amputations per 100 000 individuals in populations. The authors presents that the mean rates of major amputations in people without diabetes mellitus diminished from 11.23 ± 1.65 to 9.73 ± 1.22 (p < 0.05) during 2009–2012 years in Poland.

Keywords

lower major extremity amputations, people without diabetes mellitus

About this article
Title

The incidence of major, nontraumatic lower amputations in patients without diabetes mellitus in Poland during 2009–2012, based on Polish National Health Found data

Journal

Acta Angiologica

Issue

Vol 20, No 3 (2014)

Pages

124-131

Published online

2014-12-10

Bibliographic record

Acta Angiologica 2014;20(3):124-131.

Keywords

lower major extremity amputations
people without diabetes mellitus

Authors

Tomasz Czeleko
Andrzej Śliwczyński
Ireneusz Nawrot
Waldemar Karnafel

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