ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Prophylaxis and prevention of vascular abnormalities in patients with diabetes mellitus
Vasilev Valentin1, Şahin Bozok2, Mehmet Bahadır Çalhan2, Mimi Stoycheva 1, Ivona Daskalova1
1Department of Vascular Surgery, Burgas Prof. Asen Zlatarov University Faculty of Medicine, Burgas, Bulgaria
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical Faculty of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Rize, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2016.12214
Diabetes mellitus is a hereditary metabolic disease which chronically progresses caused by absolute or relative deficiency of insulin hormone. In the course of time, diabetes mellitus causes damage to small, medium, and large blood vessels, as well as peripheral nerves. Herein, we review the prophylaxis and prevention of vascular abnormalities in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Keywords : Diabetes mellitus; prevention; prophylaxis; vascular abnormality
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