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Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)

A non-atherosclerotic, inflammatory thrombotic disease that commonly involves small and medium-sized arteries or veins in the extremities. It is characterized by occlusive THROMBOSIS and FIBROSIS in the vascular wall leading to digital and limb ISCHEMIA and ulcerations. Thromboangiitis obliterans is highly associated with tobacco smoking.
Also Known As:
Buerger's Disease; Thromboangitis Obliterans; Buergers Disease; Disease, Buerger; Disease, Buerger's; Buerger Disease
Networked: 532 relevant articles (28 outcomes, 48 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Ischemia
2. Ulcer
3. Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
4. Atherosclerosis
5. Pain (Aches)

Experts

1. Fazeli, Bahare: 7 articles (01/2015 - 06/2011)
2. Ravari, Hassan: 6 articles (10/2015 - 12/2012)
3. Iwai, Takehisa: 5 articles (01/2014 - 07/2005)
4. Kim, Dong-Ik: 5 articles (05/2013 - 05/2006)
5. Kobayashi, Masayoshi: 4 articles (02/2014 - 07/2003)
6. Inoue, Yoshinori: 4 articles (01/2014 - 07/2005)
7. Fukushima, Masanori: 4 articles (10/2012 - 11/2008)
8. Umeda, Makoto: 4 articles (01/2012 - 07/2005)
9. De Haro, Joaquin: 3 articles (12/2014 - 01/2009)
10. Acin, Francisco: 3 articles (12/2014 - 01/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Thromboangiitis Obliterans:
1. Troleandomycin (TAO)FDA Link
2. Iloprost (Ventavis)FDA Link
3. Epoprostenol (Prostacyclin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Alprostadil (Muse)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Dextrans (Dextran)FDA Link
6. beraprostIBA
7. bosentan (Tracleer)FDA Link
8. Hepatocyte Growth Factor (Growth Factor, Hepatocyte)IBA
9. AntigensIBA
10. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
2. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)
3. Amputation
4. Cell Transplantation
5. Intravenous Infusions