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Local blood pressure in chronic leg ulcers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6167106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The local arterial blood supply was evaluated according to clinical criteria in 30 consecutive patients with chronic leg ulcers. Separately, the blood pressure was measured at the ankle level with both strain gauge plethysmography and a Doppler ultrasonic method. In patients with clinical signs of arterial obliterative disease the systolic ankle pressure and the ankle/arm systolic pressure ratio were lower than in patients without such signs. In none of the patients was the local pressure decreased to such a degree that ischemia was the main cause of the ulcer, nor was gangrene imminent. Hence, success or failure of skin grafting or conservative treatment depends primarily on factors other than the nutritive flow, when the perfusion pressure is above 70 mmHg, as in the present study.
Authors:
L Knudsen; U Christensen; A Mandal; A H Christiansen; N Rossing
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta dermato-venereologica     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0001-5555     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Derm. Venereol.     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-09-22     Completed Date:  1981-09-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370310     Medline TA:  Acta Derm Venereol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Blood Pressure*
Female
Humans
Leg / blood supply*
Leg Ulcer / drug therapy,  physiopathology*,  surgery
Male
Middle Aged
Skin Transplantation
Transplantation, Homologous

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