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Treatments for CLI underused, often ineffective

Treatments for CLI underused, often ineffective
September 11, 2017

LAS VEGAS — Critical limb ischemia is undertreated and many patients do not receive intense therapies before amputation, an expert said at VIVA 17.

Most patients do not undergo a vascular procedure in the year before amputation, Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, PHD, MPH, co-chair of the Clinical Executive Committee, director of the Cardiovascular Interventional Center, and co-director of the Vascular Center at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, said during a presentation.

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