thromboangitis obliterans


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thromboangitis obliterans

Buerger's disease Vascular surgery A disorder characterized by inflammation-induced obstruction of small arteries and veins; usually affects young ♂ with a Hx of smoking or chewing tobacco; it may accompany Raynaud's disease or automimmune disease Clinical Pain, tissue damage or destruction, ↑ risk infections, gangrene. See Vasculitis.
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Single stage lumbar sympathectomy and omental transplantation is a better procedure in end state Thromboangitis obliterans with the advantages of a single stage operation and low cost.
com/) announced today that the interim study report was completed for the first thirty (30) patients in the clinical trial of patients suffering with non-reconstructable critical limb ischemia due to advanced thromboangitis obliterans, commonly referred to as Buerger's Disease.