Limb Salvage Treatment
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What is Limb Salvage?
With many years of extensive vascular experience, the highly trained vascular surgeons at Miami Vascular Surgery specialize in limb salvage treatment. Our two conveniently located service centers house the most advanced & innovative surgery centers & diagnostic imaging capabilities for our valued patients. We will help discover the best treatment plan for you and your lifestyle.
Blockages in the arteries due to Arterial insufficiency, diabetic arterial disease, peripheral arterial disease, as well as venous hypertension and venous pressure can cause non-healing wounds which lead to amputations. Limb salvage is a technique done by Vascular Surgeons to re-supply or revascularize the supply of blood to the affected limb if needed all the way down to the toes allowing the wounds to heal and the individual to keep the limb. Our Vascular Surgeons are certified wound care specialists as well and can provide the best treatment options available for wound care and Limb Salvage.
How is this Diagnosed?
Ankle Brachial Index or ABI test and other Doppler and Duplex ultrasound scans. These tests will assess the flow of blood to the limb and the state of the blockage.
There are several appropriate treatment techniques to help salvage limbs that have been affected by a lack of blood supply. Your vascular Surgeon will recommend Lifestyle modifications including exercise and healthy eating, medication management, as well as the below surgical techniques.