Angiosome theory: fact or fiction?

@article{Alexandrescu2012AngiosomeTF,
  title={Angiosome theory: fact or fiction?},
  author={Vlad Alexandrescu and Minette S{\"o}derstr{\"o}m and Maarit Venermo},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of surgery : SJS : official organ for the Finnish Surgical Society and the Scandinavian Surgical Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={125-31}
}
The angiosome concept delineates the human body into three-dimensional blocks of tissue fed by specific arterial and venous sources named "angiosomes." Adjacent angiosomes are connected by a vast compensatory collateral web, or "choke vessels." This concept may provide new information applicable to improving targeted revascularization of ischemic tissue lesions. A few dedicated studies available seem to favor this strategy, as encouraging ulcer healing and limb preservation are reported in… CONTINUE READING

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