TITLE

Practical Impact of Hemorheology on the Treatment of Chronic Peripheral Ischemia

AUTHOR(S)
Dormandy, John A.
PUB. DATE
October 1981
SOURCE
Angiology;Oct1981, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p710
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Industry Overview
ABSTRACT
The article sheds light on the practical impact of hemorheology on the treatment of chronic peripheral ischemia. Hemorheologic claudication may be the presenting symptom in a number of discrete diseases like polycythemia, myelomatosis, or leukemia. However, direct measurement of plasma fibrinogen is preferable and is both simpler and probably more relevant than the often performed lipid profile. Plasma exchange is an equally safe, but much more complicated procedure. In peripheral circulatory diseases, it can be used weekly in 4- 6-week courses.
ACCESSION #
16397192

 

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