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Commentary

  • Alfred Bollinger

Abstract

Pathophysiology of critical limb ischaemia is characterized by three essential steps: microvascular wall damage progressing to stenosis or occlusion, collateral development and phenomena at the microvascular level induced by the proximal changes. Moreover, blood flow diversion (haemometakinesia) is also important.

Keywords

Critical Limb Ischaemia Arterial Occlusive Disease Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease Microvascular Flow Critical Ischaemia 
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  • Alfred Bollinger

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