Acute limb ischemia

Zehra Jaffery, Stanley N. Thornton, Christopher J. White

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Abstract

Acute limb ischemia is a medical emergency with management options ranging from urgent revascularization to limb amputation. The best patient outcome requires tailoring the treatment to the individual patient. This article describes a step-by-step approach for diagnosis and management of patients presenting with acute limb ischemia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-234
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume342
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Ischemia
Extremities
Amputation
Emergencies
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Embolism
  • Ischemia
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Jaffery, Z., Thornton, S. N., & White, C. J. (2011). Acute limb ischemia. American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 342(3), 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31820ef345

Acute limb ischemia. / Jaffery, Zehra; Thornton, Stanley N.; White, Christopher J.

In: American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Vol. 342, No. 3, 09.2011, p. 226-234.

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Jaffery, Z, Thornton, SN & White, CJ 2011, 'Acute limb ischemia', American Journal of the Medical Sciences, vol. 342, no. 3, pp. 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31820ef345
Jaffery, Zehra ; Thornton, Stanley N. ; White, Christopher J. / Acute limb ischemia. In: American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 2011 ; Vol. 342, No. 3. pp. 226-234.
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