ischemic ulcer


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ischemic ulcer

An ulcer caused by diminished blood flow through an artery, esp. one that nourishes a finger or toe. These ulcers are usually found in patients with peripheral vascular disease. They may result in loss of digits as a result of gangrene.
Synonym: arterial ulcer
See also: ulcer
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In recent decades, the role of vacuum systems in improving tissue circulation and wound healing has been emphasized and the use of negative-pressure wound dressings for treatment of ischemic ulcers has been highly recommended.
In a small study of patients with Thromboangiitis Obliterans, intramuscularly administered vascular endothelial growth factor resulted in the healing of ischemic ulcers and relief of rest pain.
Major manifestations of limb threatening ischemia are rest pain, ischemic ulcers and gangrene2.
Revascularization to increase blood flow is the therapy of choice for people with critical limb ischemia to help heal ischemic ulcers or gangrene.
She has had many hyperbaric oxygen treatments in an effort to heal the lower extremity ischemic ulcers.
The indications from the work that Ann Pieczek and Jeff and others have done is that the same approach that we have used successfully in the heart has resulted in healing of these ischemic ulcers and, in some cases, salvaging of limbs in patients who were otherwise headed toward amputation.
Patients were more likely to undergo a lower-limb amputation if their ulcers were infected (I-B) when compared with clean non ischemic ulcers (I- A).
Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is defined by the presence of ischemic rest pain, gangrene, or ischemic ulcers.
Effect of hyperbaric oxygen and growth factors on rabbit ear ischemic ulcers.