Limb Salvage

Known as: Salvage, Limb 
An alternative to amputation in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND The study was performed to examine the hypothesis that functional outcomes following major lower-extremity trauma… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty has been used with increasing frequency in the treatment of infrainguinal… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of laser-assisted angioplasty for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) who were poor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent studies suggest the possible therapeutic effect of intramuscular vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene transfer… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Previous studies have established that bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are present in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of infrapopliteal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) as a primary treatment… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Preclinical studies have indicated that angiogenic growth factors can stimulate the development of collateral arteries… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to achieve limb salvage in patients with locally advanced soft tissue sarcomas that can… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The long-term outcomes and the quality of life were studied in patients who had had an open fracture of the tibial shaft with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Limb preservation is increasingly being employed in the local treatment of high-grade extremity osteosarcoma. Bone allografts… (More)
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