3 diabetics rescued from amputation of their feet in Saudi Arabia
A specialized medical team at King Salman Specialist Hospital in Hail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia succeeded in saving 3 patients from amputation of their feet after suffering from a disease in the lower peripheral arteries.
Because they have diabetes.
The first case was suffering from chronic ulcerative wounds in the foot with a blockage in the external iliac artery of the pelvis, which caused the lack of blood supply to the foot. A catheterization was performed using the interventional radiology technique, the artery was reopened and expanded, a medical stent was installed, and the blood flow to the foot was restored, which contributed to the speed of healing. Wounds in the foot.
With regard to the other two cases, they underwent a catheterization with an interventional radiology technique, as each of them was suffering from the inability to walk short distances due to blockage of the femoral artery and the arteries below the knee joint.
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