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Microcirculatory Studies on Epidural Spinal Cord Electrical Stimulation in Patients with Severe Lower Limb Ischemia

  • Michael J. H. M. Jacobs
  • Paul J. G. Jörning
  • Soures R. Joshi
  • Dick W. Slaaf
  • Robert S. Reneman

Abstract

The approach to treatment of patients with chronic occlusive arterial disease of the lower extremities depends on the severity and extent of the obstructive lesions. Arterial reconstructive surgery remains the therapy of choice, but in approximately 20% of patients with ulceration and gangrene, vascular surgery is not effective [1].

Keywords

Spinal Cord Stimulation Microcirculatory Parameter Nutritional Blood Flow Epidural Electrical Stimulation Epidural Spinal Cord Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. H. M. Jacobs
    • 1
  • Paul J. G. Jörning
    • 1
  • Soures R. Joshi
    • 2
  • Dick W. Slaaf
    • 3
  • Robert S. Reneman
    • 4
  1. 1.Departments of SurgeryUniversity of LimburgMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Departments of AnesthesiologyUniversity of LimburgMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Departments of BiophysicsUniversity of LimburgMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Departments of PhysiologyUniversity of LimburgMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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