Table 2—

Summary of various vascular events observed during the follow-up

Diabetic subjects
With a narrow PP
With a wide PP
FatalNonfatalTotalFatalNonfatalTotal
Cerebrovascular events14 (8.2%)6 (10.3%)
    Infarction2813
    Hemorrhage2211
Cardiovascular events7 (4.1%)12 (20.7%)*
    Angina pectoris24
    Cardiac infarction22
    Cardiac failure132
    Sudden cardiac death12
Other events24 (14.1%)13 (22.4%)
    Introduced hemodialysis1411
    Severe retinal lesion8
    Gangrene21
    Massive nasal bleeding1
All events63945 (26.5%)82331 (53.4%)*
  • *

    * P < 0.001 vs. the diabetic subjects with a narrow PP.