Improvement in Blood Supply After “Heparin-Dextran” Therapy in Patients of Buerger’s Disease with Critical Limb Ischemia

@article{Bag2012ImprovementIB,
  title={Improvement in Blood Supply After “Heparin-Dextran” Therapy in Patients of Buerger’s Disease with Critical Limb Ischemia},
  author={Sanand Bag and Arunanshu Behera and N Khandelwal and Jayapalli Rajiv Bapuraj and Rakesh Kumar Vasishta},
  journal={Indian Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={75},
  pages={462-468}
}
Alleviating the agonizing pain of critical limb ischemia (CLI) in patients of Buerger’s disease (BD) has been challenging, due to lack of definitive treatment; “Heparin-Dextran” infusion has been tried in this study. Assessment of clinical improvement and vascular changes following therapy. Patients with CLI admitted to emergency surgical ward were studied prospectively. BD was diagnosed by Shionoya’s criteria, and confirmed by digital subtraction angiography (DSA). Heparin and Dextran… CONTINUE READING