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Limb Salvage

An alternative to amputation in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated surgical procedures such as vascular surgery and reconstruction are used to salvage diseased limbs.
Also Known As:
Salvage, Limb
Networked: 2073 relevant articles (127 outcomes, 163 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Li, Jing: 11 articles (10/2015 - 06/2010)
2. Ruggieri, Pietro: 11 articles (06/2015 - 12/2005)
3. Mavrogenis, Andreas F: 11 articles (06/2015 - 12/2003)
4. Guo, Zheng: 10 articles (10/2015 - 06/2010)
5. Gosheger, G: 10 articles (08/2008 - 03/2001)
6. Puri, Ajay: 9 articles (10/2015 - 06/2007)
7. Wang, Zhen: 9 articles (10/2015 - 06/2010)
8. Ayerza, Miguel A: 9 articles (05/2015 - 05/2004)
9. Attinger, Christopher E: 9 articles (03/2015 - 04/2002)
10. Wunder, Jay S: 9 articles (11/2014 - 02/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Ischemia
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Osteosarcoma (Osteogenic Sarcoma)
5. Pain (Aches)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon)
2. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
3. Heparin (Liquaemin)
4. Oxygen
5. Superoxide Dismutase
6. Glycogen
7. Allopurinol (Remid)
8. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
10. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Amputation
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Debridement
5. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)