TITLE

Thromboangiitis Obliterans--Its Overwhelming Incidence in Lower Limbs; A Plausible Explanation

AUTHOR(S)
Kamath, M. V.
PUB. DATE
December 1985
SOURCE
Angiology;Dec1985, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p880
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A plausible explanation for the overwhelming incidence of thromboangiitis ohliterans with gangrene in lower limbs (as compared to that in upper limbs) in a series of about 1000 cases is given. Based on that a simple local operative procedure is proposed to replace lumbar sympathectomy in early cases.
ACCESSION #
16359828

 

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