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Critical limb ischemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23885932     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Critical limb ischemia refers to the clinical state of advanced arterial occlusive disease, placing an extremity at risk for gangrene and limb loss. Critical limb ischemia has 2 broad clinical subcategories that are vital to differentiate: acute limb ischemia and chronic arterial occlusive disease. This article reviews the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment of critical limb ischemia.
Authors:
Matthew J Blecha
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Surgical clinics of North America     Volume:  93     ISSN:  1558-3171     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0074243     Medline TA:  Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  789-812     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Section of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, The University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5028, Suite J555, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. Electronic address: matthew.blecha@yahoo.com.
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