Critical Limb Ischemia

Critical Limb Ischemia

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Covering both noninvasive and surgical treatment alternatives, Critical Limb Ischemia defines practical guidelines for a multidisciplinary approach to critical limb ischemia and follows a step-by-step description of the latest techniques. Topics covered include: Balloon angioplasty and stenting Cryoplasty Pharmacotherapy Topical therapies combined with hyperbolic oxygen treatment Endovascular techniques Strategies for leg revascularization The book provides vascular surgeons, general and interventional cardiologists, interventionalists, radiologists, podiatrists, and endocrinologists a valuable resource for daily practice.Drug-eluting stents do not appear to be a panacea in this vascular bed. Siablis et al. (57) performed a ... All patients had CLI, and drug-eluting stents were only placed after unsuccessful angioplasty (agt;30% residual stenosis or dissection). Follow-up was ... Given the cost, further work ... But the often-quoted fear that stents probably worsen long-term results is not born out by the studies (58) (Fig. 8 ). There isanbsp;...

Title:Critical Limb Ischemia
Author:Marc Bosiers, Peter Schneider
Publisher:CRC Press - 2009-06-24


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