Role of Surgical Options for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia

Frank J. Veith, Neal S. Cayne, Nicholas J. Gargiulo, Evan C. Lipsitz, Enrico Ascher

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHaimovici's Vascular Surgery
Subtitle of host publication6th Edition
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781444330717
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012


  • Aggressive approach to limb salvage, patients with critical ischemia
  • Critical ischemia, manifestations of rest pain, ulceration, gangrene
  • Endovascular treatments and open bypass surgery
  • Endovascular, as first therapeutic options in revascularizing ischemic limbs
  • Ischemic limbs not saved by endovascular, with open bypass option
  • Open surgical options for critical lower limb ischemia
  • Role of surgical options for critical lower limb ischemia
  • Salvaging the threatened foot, by multiple redo
  • Specific open surgical revascularization procedures
  • Toe and foot amputations, debridements, and conservative treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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