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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The analysis according to the postoperative ischemic ulcer local perfusion was only performed in those procedures in which at least one patent tibial vessel was obtained.
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.
Therefore, ozone has also been used empirically as a clinical therapeutic agent for chronic wounds, such as ischemic ulcers, trophic ulcers, and diabetic wounds [26].
Eligible patients were men and women 18 to 65 years of age with atherosclerotic Ischemic Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) or Thromboangiitis Obliterans (TAO)/Buerger's disease of the lower extremities defined as ischemic pain at rest and minor tissue loss and ischemic ulcers or gangrene, which may be dry or humid, with Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) [less than or equal to] 0.6 or ankle pressure [less than or equal to] 60 mmHg or TcP[O.sub.2] [less than or equal to] 35 mmHg in the foot, without acceptable options for revascularization.
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.14 Several studies have evaluated autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell implantation for patients with critical limb ischemia resulting from Thromboangiitis obliterans.15-17 although short-term results of therapeutic angiogenesis have been promising, long-term safety and efficacy require further investigation.18
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.
Etiology and pathology of ischemic ulcers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil.
Treatment of ischemic ulcers of the lower limbs with alprostadil (prostaglandin E1).
She experienced new onset leg ulcers and exacerbation of existing ischemic ulcers. Following the failure of her second AV access, B.N.
"We're used to seeing benign conditions of the foot," he said, noting that some melanoma lesions may be dismissed as verrucae, toenail onychomycosis, subungual hematomas, tinea pedis, or ischemic ulcers.
It benefits occlusive vascular diseases, ischemic ulcers, acts as critical limb salvage to prevent limb amputation, reduces the walking pain of claudicants, preserves the liver, and as a potent anti-inflammatory, reduces arthritic pain.