The prevalence of all cause major and minor lower limb amputation in the diabetic and non diabetic population of England 2003-2013

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title = "The prevalence of all cause major and minor lower limb amputation in the diabetic and non diabetic population of England 2003-2013",
abstract = "AimsTo determine prevalence of amputation and revascularisation among diabetics and non diabetics between 2003 and 2013. Methods Retrospective analysis of English hospital data with census estimates for population aged 50-84. ResultsThere were 42 294 major and 52 525 minor amputations and 355 545 revascularisations. Major amputation rates fell by 20% (27.7 to 22.9) with minor amputations (22.9 to 35.2) and revascularisations (199.8 to 245.4) rising. The major amputation rate reduced in diabetics (men 180.5 to 111.8; women 92.8 to 52.7) faster than non diabetics (men 24.6 to 18.7; women 11.0 to 8.9). 48.2% of men and 58.0% of women amputees were not diabetic. Conclusion Diabetics continue to experience six times the rate of amputation than non diabetics. However, half of major amputees were not diabetic and experienced slower rates of decrease. Non diabetics, particularly those with peripheral arterial disease should have access to appropriate services, particularly foot care, evaluated. Keywords: Amputation, revascularisation, epidemiology, diabetes",
keywords = "amputation, peripheral arterial disease, revascularisation, endovascular",
author = "Thomas, {G Neil} and Paramjit Gill",
year = "2016",
month = jun,
day = "22",
doi = "10.1177/1479164116651390",
language = "English",
journal = "Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research",
issn = "1479-1641",
publisher = "SAGE Publications",

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T1 - The prevalence of all cause major and minor lower limb amputation in the diabetic and non diabetic population of England 2003-2013

AU - Thomas, G Neil

AU - Gill, Paramjit

PY - 2016/6/22

Y1 - 2016/6/22

N2 - AimsTo determine prevalence of amputation and revascularisation among diabetics and non diabetics between 2003 and 2013. Methods Retrospective analysis of English hospital data with census estimates for population aged 50-84. ResultsThere were 42 294 major and 52 525 minor amputations and 355 545 revascularisations. Major amputation rates fell by 20% (27.7 to 22.9) with minor amputations (22.9 to 35.2) and revascularisations (199.8 to 245.4) rising. The major amputation rate reduced in diabetics (men 180.5 to 111.8; women 92.8 to 52.7) faster than non diabetics (men 24.6 to 18.7; women 11.0 to 8.9). 48.2% of men and 58.0% of women amputees were not diabetic. Conclusion Diabetics continue to experience six times the rate of amputation than non diabetics. However, half of major amputees were not diabetic and experienced slower rates of decrease. Non diabetics, particularly those with peripheral arterial disease should have access to appropriate services, particularly foot care, evaluated. Keywords: Amputation, revascularisation, epidemiology, diabetes

AB - AimsTo determine prevalence of amputation and revascularisation among diabetics and non diabetics between 2003 and 2013. Methods Retrospective analysis of English hospital data with census estimates for population aged 50-84. ResultsThere were 42 294 major and 52 525 minor amputations and 355 545 revascularisations. Major amputation rates fell by 20% (27.7 to 22.9) with minor amputations (22.9 to 35.2) and revascularisations (199.8 to 245.4) rising. The major amputation rate reduced in diabetics (men 180.5 to 111.8; women 92.8 to 52.7) faster than non diabetics (men 24.6 to 18.7; women 11.0 to 8.9). 48.2% of men and 58.0% of women amputees were not diabetic. Conclusion Diabetics continue to experience six times the rate of amputation than non diabetics. However, half of major amputees were not diabetic and experienced slower rates of decrease. Non diabetics, particularly those with peripheral arterial disease should have access to appropriate services, particularly foot care, evaluated. Keywords: Amputation, revascularisation, epidemiology, diabetes

KW - amputation

KW - peripheral arterial disease

KW - revascularisation

KW - endovascular

U2 - 10.1177/1479164116651390

DO - 10.1177/1479164116651390

M3 - Article

JO - Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research

JF - Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research

SN - 1479-1641

ER -