Criticial limb ischemia: epidemiology.

@article{Davies2012CriticialLI,
  title={Criticial limb ischemia: epidemiology.},
  author={Mark G. Davies},
  journal={Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          10-4
        }
}
Critical limb ischemia is found in 12% of the U.S. adult population. Its clinical presentation varies from no symptoms to intermittent claudication, atypical leg pain, rest pain, ischemic ulcers, or gangrene. Those with critical limb ischemia have a high incidence of cardiovascular comorbidities that reflect a significant systemic atherosclerotic burden; they have increased functional impairment and increased rates of functional decline compared with persons without critical limb ischemia… CONTINUE READING
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