Multidisciplinary care improves amputation-free survival in patients with chronic critical limb ischemia.

@article{Chung2015MultidisciplinaryCI,
  title={Multidisciplinary care improves amputation-free survival in patients with chronic critical limb ischemia.},
  author={Jayer Chung and John Gregory Modrall and Chul Woo Ahn and Lawrence Alfred Lavery and Rawson James Valentine},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={162-9}
}
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to quantify the effect of multidisciplinary care (MDC) on amputation-free survival (AFS) and wound healing within a chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI) population. METHODS We performed a retrospective, single-center cohort study of consecutive CLI patients presenting to the Vascular Surgery Service. Patients who received initial and follow-up wound care from the MDC were compared with patients who received standard wound care (SWC). The MDC team consisted… CONTINUE READING
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