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Critical Leg Ischaemia

Its Pathophysiology and Management

  • John A. Dormandy
  • Günter Stock

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-LIII
  2. Lars Norgren
    Pages 7-13
  3. Maria Catalano
    Pages 14-16
  4. Alfred Bollinger
    Pages 39-40
  5. Bengt Fagrell
    Pages 41-48
  6. Vaughan Ruckley
    Pages 49-51
  7. Wolfgang Krings, Peter E. Peters
    Pages 53-68
  8. Bert Eikelboom
    Pages 69-71
  9. Heinz Heidrich
    Pages 85-86
  10. Peter Harris, Paul Moody
    Pages 87-95
  11. Felix Mahler, Peter Stirnemann
    Pages 96-98
  12. Marc Verstraete, Raymond Verhaeghe
    Pages 99-113
  13. Jean-Noel Fiessinger
    Pages 114-116
  14. Giovanni de Gaetano, Vittorio Bertelé, Chiara Cerletti
    Pages 117-137
  15. Bernd Müller, Günter Stock
    Pages 138-141
  16. Klaus Breddin
    Pages 142-143
  17. Wilhelm Krone, Dirk Müller-Wieland
    Pages 145-157
  18. Michael Edmonds
    Pages 158-161
  19. John Dormandy, Günter Stock
    Pages 163-168
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 169-172

About this book

Introduction

Jean Natali The pathophysiology and management of chronic critical limb -ischaemia (CLI) has always been a problematic area, at least partly because it involves doc­ tors from a wide range of the traditional medical specialities including vascular surgery, angiology, diabetology, haematology and radiology. The treatment of these patients also varies largely with local circumstances and national traditions. CLI therefore seemed a particularly appropriate subject for a new type of European consensus approach. In 1988 a series of small workshops were held by the European Working Group on Critical Limb Ischaemia to discuss the definition, pathophysiology, in­ vestigation and management of this condition. The process culminated in a meet­ ing in Berlin in March, 1989 where 120 specialists from sixteen European countries, representing the basic sciences as well as a spectrum of clinical dis­ ciplines, met to evolve a Consensus Document on the subject with specific recom­ mendations. The Document, which is reproduced in the first section of this book, does not of course necessarily represent the unanimous view of all those who participated in its compilation; however it is agreed that it does represent a con­ sensus or majority view. It was also noted that the comments and recommenda­ tions in the document should be taken as a whole, and are not intended to dictate the only correct approach to individual treatment.

Keywords

management pathophysiology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • John A. Dormandy
    • 1
  • Günter Stock
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgerySt. George’s Hospital and Medical SchoolLondonEngland, UK
  2. 2.Research LaboratoriesSchering AGBerlin 65Federal Republic of Germany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-75625-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-75627-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-75625-2
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