Tag: amputation

Study provides new tool to assess amputation risk following popliteal vascular...

A large, multicentre cohort study provides a simple, practical method to effectively stratify patients preoperatively into low- and high-risk major amputation categories. According to lead...

Cardiovascular Coalition urges Congress, CMS to reverse proposed Medicare cuts during...

The CardioVascular Coalition (CVC), a coalition of physicians, care providers, advocates, and manufacturers working to improve awareness and prevention of peripheral arterial disease (PAD),...

Amputation rates higher for people with PAD who are poor or...

Poverty and Black race were associated with higher rates of lower leg amputation among people with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who live in metropolitan areas, according...

AHA scientific statement provides update on epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of...

The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a new scientific statement on lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), focusing on contemporary epidemiology, management gaps,...

LimFlow System a ‘cost-effective and high-value alternative’ to traditional therapies

Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialisation (pDVA) with the LimFlow System offers a cost-effective and high-value alternative to traditional therapies or amputation, according to a recent...

Researchers recommend “timely interventions by specialists and guideline-based treatment” to reduce...

A population-based study from 2013 to 2015 in Germany has found that nearly one fifth of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) did not...

Physicians call for clinical application of “helpful, meaningful” AMPREDICT decision support...

Researchers have found that the AMPREDICT decision support tool (DST) demonstrates “strong usability characteristics and clinical relevance” in amputation level decision making for patients...

Superficial tunnelling technique not associated with patency or amputation in patients...

The results of a recent investigation have revealed no association between infrainguinal bypass tunnelling technique and primary outcomes in patients with limb ischaemia. “Compared...

Regional anaesthesia alone is reasonable for major lower extremity amputation in...

A recent study, published online on 3 August in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVES), found that regional anaesthesia alone is...

LimFlow completes enrolment in US feasibility study

LimFlow has announced completion of enrolment of the original 10-patient cohort in the US feasibility study of the LimFlow percutaneous deep vein arterialisation system....