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Spinal cord stimulation in the treatment of non-reconstructable stable critical leg ischaemia: results of the European Peripheral Vascular Disease Outcome Study (SCS-EPOS).

Authors
  • Amann, W
  • Berg, P
  • Gersbach, P
  • Gamain, J
  • Raphael, J H
  • Ubbink, D Th
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2003
Volume
26
Issue
3
Pages
280–286
Identifiers
PMID: 14509891
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

SCS treatment of non-reconstructable critical leg ischaemia provides a significantly better limb survival rate compared with conservative treatment. Patient selection based on TcpO2 and the results of trial screening further increase the probability of limb survival after SCS therapy.

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