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Detection of accidental leg ischemia during aortoiliac reconstruction.
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PMID:  15216257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
After surgery of the aorta and iliac arteries, perioperative information concerning the circulatory status of the legs is vital. In a consecutive series of 71 patients, segmental air plethysmography was used to monitor simultaneously pulse volumes in both legs. Accidental ischemia was detected in four patients, and immediate corrective measures were undertaken. Compared with other methods, plethysmography proved reliable and easy to use.
H Romanoff; G Beer
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Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular diseases     Volume:  7     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Dis     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-Jun-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0414111     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  294-298     Citation Subset:  -    
Thoracic and Vascular Research Laboratory, Department of Vascular Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.
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