Jennifer R Veraldi

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HYPOTHESIS Major lower extremity amputation results in significant morbidity and mortality. DESIGN Retrospective database query and medical record review for January 1, 1990, to December 31, 2001. Mean follow-up was 33.6 months. SETTING Academic tertiary care center. PATIENTS Nine hundred fifty-nine consecutive major lower extremity amputations in 788(More)
INTRODUCTION Despite the frequent performance of minor foot amputations in patients with lower extremity vascular disease, little is known regarding the rate of conversion to major amputations and the role of bypass graft timing in relation to amputation. METHODS Between January 1990 and December 2001, 670 patients underwent 920 minor amputations(More)
BACKGROUND Although evidence suggests that end-stage renal disease is associated with poor limb salvage and patient survival after arterial revascularization, little is known about the effect of renal transplantation. We analyzed the outcome in patients with renal transplants who underwent infrainguinal bypass procedures. METHODS Data prospectively(More)
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