Medical management of critical limb ischaemia: where do we stand today?

@article{Lambert2013MedicalMO,
  title={Medical management of critical limb ischaemia: where do we stand today?},
  author={Matthew A. Lambert and Jill J. F. Belch},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={274 4},
  pages={
          295-307
        }
}
Critical limb ischaemia (CLI) is a severe form of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). CLI often causes disabling symptoms of pain and can lead to loss of the affected limb. It is also associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease. The aims of management in patients with CLI are to relieve ischaemic pain, heal ulcers, prevent limb loss, improve function and quality of life and prolong survival. Here, current evidence regarding the medical… CONTINUE READING

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