Surgery versus thrombolysis for initial management of acute limb ischaemia.

@article{Berridge2013SurgeryVT,
  title={Surgery versus thrombolysis for initial management of acute limb ischaemia.},
  author={David C. Berridge and David Oliver Kessel and Iain R Robertson},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={
          CD002784
        }
}
BACKGROUND Peripheral arterial thrombolysis is technique used in the management of peripheral arterial ischaemia. Much is known about the indications, risks and benefits of thrombolysis. However, it is not known whether thrombolysis works better than surgery in the initial treatment of acute limb ischaemia. OBJECTIVES To determine the preferred initial treatment, surgery or thrombolysis, for acute limb ischaemia. SEARCH METHODS For this update the Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group… CONTINUE READING

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