Chronic Lower Extremity Ischemia
The diagnosis and clinical management of chronic limb ischemia are based on proper assessment of patient symptoms and signs as noted from the history and physical exam. Ankle-brachial index is the best initial test to confirm diagnosis of chronic ischemia. The final management strategy is based on further diagnostic/invasive tests and includes both endovascular and open revascularization options.
KeywordsChronic limb ischemia Revascularization Gangrene Arterial occlusion
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