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Critical limb ischemia.
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PMID:  23885932     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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.
Matthew J Blecha
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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    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  789-812     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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