Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2017 • VOLUME 23 • №3

Treatment of patients with critical lower limb ischaemia: endovascular methods or reconstructive operations

Gavrilenko A.V.1,2, Kravchenko A.A.1,2, Kotov A.E.1, Shatalova D.V.2

1) Department of Vascular Surgery, Russian Research Centre of Surgery named after Academician B.V. Petrovsky,
2) Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery No1 of the Institute of Professional Education, First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenov, Moscow, Russia

Presented herein is a review of the literature related to endovascular methods of treatment of patients with critical lower limb ischaemia. This is followed by comparative assessment of the outcomes of endovascular and open surgical interventions. Also covered are problems concerning appropriate therapeutic decision making, taking into consideration peculiarities of lower limb ischaemia and the state at the expense of insufficiency of inflow/outflow.

KEY WORDS: endovascular methods of treatment, open surgical interventions, critical lower limb ischaemia, pain at rest, stenting, femoropopliteal bypass grafting, balloon angioplasty.

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