acute arterial occlusion

acute arterial occlusion

limb-threatening leg ischaemia due to arterial occlusion
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A comparison of recombinant urokinase with surgery as initial treatment for acute arterial occlusion of the legs.
Key words: Acute arterial occlusion, reperfusion injury, embolectomy, fasciotomy
Limb ischemia: surgical therapy in acute arterial occlusion.
Papalambros EL, Panayitopulos YR Bastounis E, Zavos G, Balas R Prophylactic fasciotomy of the legs followed acute arterial occlusion procedures.
Conclusion: In order to reduce the unfavorable effects of reperfusion injury, accompanying fasciotomy and embolectomy in the same session, may have an important role in decreasing the postoperative mortality rate in patients who admitted in the late stage of lower extremity acute arterial occlusions.
Intraarterial DSA examination was also performed in 8 (14%) of our patients who were thought to have acute arterial occlusion on a chronic basis due to a medical history of previous claudication.
The mean age of patients in this registry was approximately 70 years old and 58 percent of patients treated had acute arterial occlusions, while 42 percent had chronic arterial occlusions.

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