Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2007, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (1): 12-15.

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Arteriosclerosis Obliterans of the Lower Extremities:
Indications and Strategies of Surgical Therapy

LIU Chang-wei,YE Wei   

  1. Department of Vascular Surgery, PUMC Hospital, CAMS and PUMC, Beijing 100730, China
  • Received:2006-11-20 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2007-02-28 Published:2007-02-28
  • Contact: LIU Chang-wei

Abstract: ABSTRACT:Arteriosclerosis obliterans (ASO) of the lower extremities is a common peripheral vascular disease. Its incidence gradually increased in China in recent years. ASO may severely affect the quality of life, and even be fatal. This article summarizes the author’s own experiences, along with literature review, with an attempt to discuss the therapeutic principles, indications, and strategies of the surgical therapy for ASO of the lower extremities.

Key words: arteriosclerosis obliterans of tde lower extremities, indications, surcical tderapy, endovascular tderapy