"Limb Salvage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An alternative to amputation in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated surgical procedures such as vascular surgery and reconstruction are used to salvage diseased limbs.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Limb Salvage".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Limb Salvage".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Limb Salvage" by people in this website by year, and whether "Limb Salvage" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
|Year||Major Topic||Minor Topic||Total|
To return to the timeline, click here.
Below are the most recent publications written about "Limb Salvage" by people in Profiles.
Addressing disparities in chronic limb-threatening ischemia care: What are we waiting for? Vasc Med. 2021 04; 26(2):123-125.
Disparities in Critical Limb Care: Enough Is Enough. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2020 10; 13(10):e010029.
Racial and ethnic disparities in lower extremity amputation: Assessing the role of frailty in older adults. Surgery. 2020 Dec; 168(6):1075-1078.
Comparison of Direct and Less Invasive Techniques for the Treatment of Severe Aorto-Iliac Occlusive Disease. Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 Jan; 46:226-233.
Outcomes After Severe Distal Tibia, Ankle, and/or Foot Trauma: Comparison of Limb Salvage Versus Transtibial Amputation (OUTLET). J Orthop Trauma. 2017 04; 31 Suppl 1:S48-S55.
Open bypass and endovascular procedures among diabetic foot ulcer cases in the United States from 2001 to 2010. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Nov; 60(5):1255-1265.
Results of surgical management of acute thromboembolic lower extremity ischemia. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 60(3):702-7.
Large and deep diabetic heel ulcers need not lead to amputation. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Feb; 34(2):215-21.
Emerging national trends in the management and outcomes of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Jan; 25(1):44-54.
Distal femoral osteoarticular allografts: long-term survival, but frequent complications. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Nov; 468(11):2914-23.