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 author Leigh Ann O’Banion (University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA), “traumatic popliteal artery injuries present a serious clinical challenge because they are associated with the greatest risk of […]
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Researchers have found that the AMPREDICT decision support tool (DST) demonstrates “strong usability characteristics and clinical relevance” in amputation level decision-making for patients with chronic limb-threatening ischaemia (CLTI). Daniel C Norvell (VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, USA) and colleagues suggest in an online European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (EJVES) article that, […]
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