Perioperative Management of the Dysvascular Foot and Ankle

Crystal L. Ramanujam, Zacharia Facaros, Thomas Zgonis

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Abstract

Thorough vascular evaluation in patients undergoing foot and ankle surgery is essential. Extensive diagnostic workup, optimization of distal perfusion, and a comprehensive plan for perioperative care of the patient affected by peripheral vascular disease are presented to illustrate appropriate management by the entire surgical team.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-26
Number of pages10
JournalPerioperative Nursing Clinics
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2011

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Keywords

  • Angiography
  • Diabetes
  • Foot surgery
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Toe pressure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medical–Surgical

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