Chronic critical limb ischemia.


BACKGROUND Some 40 000 lower limb amputations are performed in Germany each year, 70% of them in diabetics. About 80% of all major amputations may be preventable with the use of new interventional and vascular surgical procedures, particularly on the arteries of the leg and foot. We present the current state of the art in revascularization techniques and… (More)
DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2012.0095

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