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A Journal on Heart and Vascular Diseases

Official Journal of the Italian Society of Angiology and Vascular Pathology
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0026-4725

Online ISSN 1827-1618

 

Minerva Cardioangiologica 2016 December;64(6):672-5

CRITICAL HAND ISCHEMIA 

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Surgery for critical hand ischemia

Clement R. DARLING III , Chin C. YEH

Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NY, USA

Hand revascularization is not commonly encountered, and thus many vascular surgeons are uncomfortable performing hand bypasses. The literature for hand bypasses is also scant, reflecting its incidence in most vascular surgical practices. However, the data and experience that we do have demonstrate that hand bypasses are effective in relieving symptoms, are not as difficult to perform as one might think, and has low morbidity.

language: English


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