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Traitement de l'ischémie critique chronique des membres inférieurs en 2014 [Treatment of critical lower limb ischemia].
Revue Médicale Suisse
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article
Critical limb ischemia is a major public health problem in our western countries due to the epidemia of (diabesity). The outcome of patients suffering from critical limb ischemia reains poor with an amputation free survival rate at one year of about 50%. The treatment should be multidiciplinary and done in emergency in specialized centers to ensure the limb salvage: this management should be centered aroud 3 axis: the screening of the cardiovascular risk factors, the best medical treatment and the invasive approaches. Due to multiple endovascular technical innovations, more frail patients with com plex diseases can be treated with good results. Therefore, the endovascular treatment is essential in the management of such patients by vascular surgeons.
Amputation, Endovascular Procedures/methods, Humans, Interdisciplinary Communication, Ischemia/pathology, Ischemia/therapy, Leg/blood supply, Limb Salvage/methods, Peripheral Vascular Diseases/pathology, Peripheral Vascular Diseases/therapy
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