Limb‐threatening vascular disease in patients with coincidental malignancy. An approach to management

Russell H. Samson, Sushil K. Gupta, Larry A. Scher, Frank J. Veith

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The association of severe peripheral arteriosclerotic occlusive disease and cancer is unusual. Review of 14 patients with both conditions treated by arterial reconstruction demonstrated excellent limb salvage without prejudice of survival or patency. Accordingly, we believe that limb salvage operations should be considered in patients with limb‐threatening peripheral vascular disease and an associated cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1126-1128
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 15 1983


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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