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The non-selective use of profundaplasty in lower limb ischaemia
  1. Brian P. Heather,
  2. Colin C. Ware

    Abstract

    Previous publications on profundaplasty are reviewed. Results are presented of the use of profundaplasty alone as the sole treatment in 99 limbs with femoropopliteal occlusion. An improvement rate of 77% is recorded in claudicants together with a 28% limb salvage rate in gangrenous limbs. The present place of profundaplasty in treatment of femoro-popliteal occlusion is discussed.

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