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Gangrene in the toe - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   can u tell me the name of operation used to increase blood vessel size
User :   in case of less blood circulation in diabetes patiest
Doctor :   The procedure is called as Vascular dilatation

Doctor :  
May I know the details about the patient?
User :   is it more general to use for long diabetes and kidney failure patiesnts
User :   diabetes for 26 years and chronic renal failure
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
What is the age and gender of the patient?
User :   and now gangrenous symptoms in thumb of toe
Doctor :  
User :   age-52 female
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Now how has the blood sugars been controlled from the beginning?
User :   i have been told that this is because of less blood circulation in toe
Doctor :  
Yes, that is right
User :   insulin
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Was it controlled well within the limits?
User :   so is vascular dialation used in such cases
User :   generally yes
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
In cases of gangrene
User :   but after surgery of this toe it went high
Doctor :  
excision is required in most of the cases
User :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   So has your doctor told you about that?
User :   yes that has been done once
Doctor :   Ok

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