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Controversial case: Revascularization of a popliteal vascular injury of poor prognosis.

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Summary of "Controversial case: Revascularization of a popliteal vascular injury of poor prognosis."

Popliteal injuries are significant health risk that could induce permanent functional impairment, limb loss, and in some cases death. Currently, there is a controversy about the required treatment between amputation and a limb salvage surgery, which in some cases could cause more prominent functional impairment than the amputation. Different indicators help to predict, in some extent, the risk of amputation, however most of them were described two decades ago.

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Name: International journal of surgery case reports
ISSN: 2210-2612
Pages: 185-190

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