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critical limb ischaemia

; CLI advanced peripheral arterial disease (PAD); ischaemia so severe that limb viability is threatened (Table 1)
Table 1: Criteria used to define critical limb ischaemia
CriterionFeatureComment
1PainPersistent and regular rest pain persisting for > 2 weeks, requiring regular analgesia
Systolic pressuresAnkle < 50 mmHg; toe < 30 mmHg
2Tissue statusUlceration and/or gangrene of the foot/toes
Systolic pressuresAnkle < 50 mmHg; toe < 30 mmHg

Two criteria are used to define critical limb ischaemia: criterion 2 is especially applicable to patients, such as diabetics, with sensory neuropathy.

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