GAMLIEL SALAND, M.D.
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No more dramatic episode exists in medicine, than the sudden onset of an arterial occlusion. In fact, the onset is so characteristic that the condition is seldom overlooked. Unfortunately, however, the proper therapy is often too long delayed.
I am therefore presenting an analysis of 31 cases2 of acute closure of the peripheral arteries to call attention to certain clinical features that require emphasis, and to show that extremities can be saved when proper conservative measures are instituted. I shall also attempt to show that the loss of life in individuals who are properly treated is not due to the
SALAND G. ACUTE OCCLUSIONS OF THE PERIPHERAL ARTERIES; CLINICAL ANALYSIS AND TREATMENT1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:2027–2036. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-11-2027
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;14(11):2027-2036.
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